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  • Paperback: 440 pages
  • Publisher: Martino Fine Books (1 Oct. 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1614274894
  • ISBN-13: 978-1614274896
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.5 x 22.9 cm
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Sister Miriam Joseph s "Shakespeare s Use of the Arts of Language" remains, after more than half a century, an immensely valuable aid to serious students of the greatest of all writers. The book manifests enormous learning and real wisdom in applying that erudition to the needs of contemporary readers. Harold Bloom

The importance of this book is that it makes clear what we ought to mean when we call Shakespeare an artist in language The average person today knows two figures of speech if he knows any Shakespeare knew two hundred. Mark Van Doren, "New York Herald Tribune"
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"Sister Miriam Joseph's Shakespeare's Use of the Arts of Language remains, after more than half a century, an immensely valuable aid to serious students of the greatest of all writers. The book manifests enormous learning and real wisdom in applying that erudition to the needs of contemporary readers."--Harold Bloom

"The importance of this book is that it makes clear what we ought to mean when we call Shakespeare an artist in language...The average person today knows two figures of speech if he knows any...Shakespeare knew two hundred."--Mark Van Doren, New York Herald Tribune




"Sister Miriam Joseph's Shakespeare's Use of the Arts of Language remains, after more than half a century, an immensely valuable aid to serious students of the greatest of all writers. The book manifests enormous learning and real wisdom in applying that erudition to the needs of contemporary readers."--Harold Bloom

"The importance of this book is that it makes clear what we ought to mean when we call Shakespeare an artist in language...The average person today knows two figures of speech if he knows any...Shakespeare knew two hundred."--Mark Van Doren, New York Herald Tribune


--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Sister Miriam Joseph (1898-1982) earned her doctorate from Columbia University. A member of the Sisters of the Holy Cross, Sister Miriam was professor of English at Saint Mary's College from 1931 to 1960. She was also the author of Shakespeare's Use of the Arts of Language and many articles on Shakespeare and on the trivium. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


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