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Shake·speare(shāk′spîr), William 1564-1616.
English playwright and poet whose works are noted for their exceptional verbal wit, psychological depth, and emotional range. His plays include historical works such as Richard II; comedies, including Much Ado about Nothing; and tragedies, such as Hamlet, Othello, and King Lear. He also composed 154 sonnets. The earliest collected edition of his plays, the First Folio, contained 36 plays and was published posthumously (1623).
Shake·spear′e·an, Shake·spear′i·an adj. & n.
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(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) of, relating to, or characteristic of Shakespeare or his works
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a student of or specialist in Shakespeare's works
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or Shake•spear•i•an(ʃeɪkˈspɪər i ən)
1. of, pertaining to, or suggestive of Shakespeare or his works.n.
2. a Shakespearean scholar.
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|Noun||1.||Shakespearean - a Shakespearean scholar|
|Adj.||1.||Shakespearean - of or relating to William Shakespeare or his works; "Shakespearean plays"|
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adj → shakespearesch, shakespearisch; Shakespearean actor → Shakespeare-Schauspieler m; a tragedy of Shakespearean proportions → eine Tragödie, die eines Shakespeare würdig ist or wäre
n → Shakespeareforscher(in) m(f)
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ShakespeareanShakespearian [ʃeɪksˈpɪərɪən] adj → shakespeariano/a
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