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The lexical domain of 'fauna' in John Florio's A Worlde of Wordes and Shakespeare's plays: sociocultural implications

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Presented at Historical Dictionaries session
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This paper deals with John Florio's A Worlde of Wordes (1598). This Italian-English dictionary represents a major innovation within the history of English lexicography, in the sense that while previous works were glossaries of hard words for Latin or Greek, Florio's dictionary is the first great work that translates terms from Italian into English. The case of William Shakespeare, who owes much of his comprehensive knowledge of Italian culture to his alleged friend John F...

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University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
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English
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2011-02-17

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