SHAKESPEAREAN SALLIES, SULLIES, AND SLANDERS: Insults for All Occasions by Ann--Collected by McGovern

SHAKESPEAREAN SALLIES, SULLIES, AND SLANDERS: Insults for All Occasions

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KIRKUS REVIEW

They have been at a great feast of languages, and stolen the scraps"": somewhat vaguely categorized, here are some of Shakespeare's sharper words, ostensibly for modern use. Almost all the selections in the part ""For fatties"" come from I Henry IV (i.e. Falstaff) but the others range from extravagant banishments (""Out, you green-sickness carrion! Out, you baggage! You tallow face!"") to more subtle mockeries (""A goodly apple rotten at the heart"").

Pub Date: April 21st, 1969
Publisher: Crowell-Collier