“Names as Metaphors in Shakespeare’s Comedies” is finally available

The book of Prof. Grant W. Smith “Names as Metaphors in Shakespeare’s Comedies” is finally available in paper format.

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Prof. Grant Smith is a well-known researcher with an excellent reputation in the onomastic world. For several decades he has had an intense activity, quantified by publications in scientific journals, proceedings, participation in congresses and conferences in America, Europe, Israel, and administrative functions in top organizations such as ANS and ICOS.
In “Names as Metaphors in Shakespeare’s Comedies”, the author proposes a collection of analytical essays on Shakespeare’s fourteen comedies plus an introduction. This book offers a novel perspective on the names of characters in Shakespeare’s comedies. From the author’s perspective, literature is not propaganda, with arguments for ideas and policies, but an expression of basic human emotions.
With extensive experience in literary onomastics, onomastic theory, and semiotics, Professor Grant W. Smith crowns with this volume his longstanding interest in anthroponymic analysis and Shakespeare’s plays.