This dictionary will be appreciated by any Shakespeare lover! Arranged alphabetically, characters and proper names--including months, personifications, places, literature and more. Every name includes an entry, including historical personages, Roman and Grecian gods, signatures, and the most minor of characters alluded to. More than 3,000 entries are included, and encompasses not only the plays of Shakespeare, but the sonnets as well. Identity, context, quotes, sources and other links are included for each entry, with major characters having breif analyses of their roles arranged by scene. 358 pages, softcover.