ISBN 9781405134545,English Phonetics And Phonology

English Phonetics And Phonology


Philip Carr


Wiley Blackwell



Wiley Blackwell

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9781405134545

ISBN-10 1405134542


Number of Pages 208 Pages
Language (English)
Two of the Mighty dead have been brought back to life in exemplary fashion: Shakespeare in Lois Potter's The Life of William Shakespeare: A Critical Biography, which very cleverly uses expert theatreknowledge as a way of making her enigmatic subject seem plausibly substantial; and Keats in Nicholas Roe's John Keats: A New Life, which puts the poet properly in his place.( The Guardian , 24 November 2012) This study will have wide appeal to readers who wish to expand their appreciation of the works of William Shakespeare. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upperdivision undergraduates through faculty; general readers.( Choice , 1 November 2012) A richly suggestive, undogmatic book in which Lois Potter ranges across the entire canon and the period that helped produce it.( Around the Globe , 1 October 2012) Lois Potter's Life of William Shakespeare, ranks with the most distinguished examples of its kind ... Her achievement lies in her catholicity, her simultaneous commitment to matters personal, historical, theatrical, literary, cultural. She exhibits an absolute command of the available facts, a lifetime's acquaintance with the works gained in teaching and playgoing, an unparalleled familiarity with theatrical history from 1567 to the present, and a talent for connecting the fictional and the actual.( Times Literary Supplement , 10 August 2012)