Shakespearean Plant Names

Identifications and Interpretations
Stockholm Studies in English No. XLIII

By Mats Ryden
January 1978
Almgvist & Wiksell
Distributed by Coronet Books Inc.
ISBN: 9122001395                                                                  
117 pages, 6 x 9 1/4"
$33.50 Paper Original


"The main purpose of this study is to discuss plant names in Shakespeare's works which offer problems of identification and interpretaion. A treatment of every floral context in Shakespeare is not aimed at." (From the introduction)

Partial Table of Contents:

1. Aim and Scope
2. Previous Work
3. Shakespeare and Elizabethan Botany
4. Shakespeare's plants

The Plant Names
1. Introductory
2. Some Select Names
3. Two Aspects of the Translations



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