Shakespeare's Sonnets
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Shakespeare's Sonnets


This prize-winning work provides a facsimile of the 1609 Quarto printed in parallel with a conservatively edited, modernized text, as well as commentary that ranges from brief glosses to substantial critical essays. Stephen Booth’s notes help a mod...

Title:Shakespeare's Sonnets
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:488 pages

    Shakespeare's Sonnets Reviews

  • Manny
    Jan 19, 2009

    Shakespeare's Sonnet XVIII (abridged)You're hot.But not as hot as this poem.Shakespeare's Sonnet CXVI (abridged)I'll love you even when you are sixty fourOr my name's not Heather Mills.Shakespeare's S...

  • Dolors
    Apr 12, 2015

    Less notorious than his plays, Shakespeare’s sonnets assimilate a secret map with hidden clues that lead to precious treasures. The intimate, even confessional tone of the 154 rhymes urges the eager...

  • Riku Sayuj
    Dec 01, 2011

    For we which now behold these present days,Have eyes to wonder, but lack tongues to praise. This Pow’rful Rhyme Eternal Tennyson is famously to have declared Shakespeare 'greater in his sonnets th...

  • James
    Sep 05, 2016

    Book Review William Shakespeare wrote hundreds of sonnets over three decades, mostly from the 1580s through 1610. I'm assuming most everyone has read a few of his sonnets, given they are usually re...

  • Huda Aweys
    Aug 25, 2013

    Shakespeare's poems addressed the bilateral of life and deathAlso addressed the birth through his poems too, he use an eloquent and beautiful images , It was a good book :)شكسبير كان بينا...

  • Huda Yahya
    Feb 27, 2012

    بلا جدال السونيتة المفضلة---------------- Look in thy glass and tell the face thou viewestNow is the time that face should form another;Whose fresh repair if now thou not renewes...

  • David
    Nov 16, 2009

    SHAKESPEARE WANTS YOU TO BREED!!!!The first 17 or so sonnets in the series left me taken aback. It's right there in the first line of Sonnet #1: 1. From fairest creatures we desire increaseThat thereb...

  • Deepthi
    Apr 09, 2015

    All I want to do now is lie on the grass, and make mooony-eyes at the moon!...

  • Alan
    May 23, 2012

    Over my years of teaching, I have memorized a couple dozen of these sonnets, on my morning walks. Some I learned in a two-mile walk,like the one on his own writing, "Why is my verse so barren of new p...

  • Paula
    Feb 28, 2017

    Sonnet: 116"let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments; love is not loveWhich alters when it alteration finds,Or bends with the remover to remove:O, no, it is an ever-fixèd mark,That ...

About William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon" (or simply "The Bard"). His surviving works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been tr