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Barbs from the Bard: Shakespearean Insults

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The well-aimed insult was never in better shape than when Shakespeare mastered the art of defining dramatic conflict with rapier wit rather than swordplay. This collection of some of the most cutting jeers and outrageous affronts ever spoken is more than a resource for just those moments that you do not want to slip by without comment. It is a joyful opportunity to become ...more
Hardcover, 110 pages
Published April 1st 2001 by New Millennium Audio (first published May 1997)
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Robert
Nov 22, 2008 Robert rated it really liked it
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An excellent collection of witty barbs and clever insults, drawn from Shakespeare's many plays and poems. Though you might not find yourself using the invectives in real life situations, the book itself is good for a lazy afternoon read.
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Jul 31, 2012 Maggie rated it really liked it
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i have the audio on this book and it is great. love it. fast-paced though so that causes me to listen again ever so often which only pleases my soul.
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