The plays and sonnets of William Shakespeare. by William Shakespeare

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SeriesGreat books of the western world -- 26,27
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Pagination2 vols
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William SHAKESPEARE ( - ) Shakespeare’s sonnets comprise a collection of poems in sonnet form that deal with such themes as love, beauty.

OCLC Number: Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm. Contents: V. Twelfth night; or, What you will --Hamlet, prince of Denmark --The merry wives of Windsor --Troilus and Cressida --All's well that ends well --Measure for measure --Othello, the Moor of Venice --King Lear --MacBeth --Antony and Cleopatra --Coriolanus --Timon of Athens --Pericles, Prince of Tyre --Cymbeline --The winter's.

Shakespeare's Plays Summaries of William Shakespeare's plays. Shakespeare's plays portray recognisable people in situations that we can all relate to - including love, marriage, death, mourning, guilt, the need to make difficult choices, separation, reunion and reconciliation.

List of Shakespeare Sonnets This is a complete list of Shakespearean sonnets, with both the number and opening line of each included. Click on the individual number to link to a transcript of the sonnet in its entirety (minus some of the rather curious spellings and punctuation of.

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William Shakespeare was indisputably among the top English-language poets and playwrights of all time. He was born in the village of Stratford-upon-Avon in April and died there in April His surviving body of work includes 38 plays, sonnets and two narrative poems, the majority of which he penned between and   The New Cambridge Shakespeare appeals to students worldwide for its up-to-date scholarship and emphasis on performance.

The series features line-by-line commentaries and textual notes on the plays and poems. Introductions are regularly refreshed with accounts of new critical, stage and screen interpretations.

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The authoritative edition of Shakespeare’s Sonnets from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers, includes: Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on the facing page of each sonnet.

Book Summary: The title of this book is Love Poems & Sonnets of William Shakespeare and it was written by William Shakespeare, Vera Bock (Illustrator). This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ The book includes Berryman’s biographical studies on Shakespeare in a series of eight lectures, and his impressions of Shakespeare’s plays in eight short essays (many of them unfinished) on The Sonnets, The Comedy of Errors, King John, 2 and 3 Henry VI, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Macbeth and 2.

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Throughout the centuries since their first publication incritics, psychologists and curiosity-seekers alike have pondered the nature of the poet's relationships with the mysterious young man, "Mr.

W.H.", and the "ill-coloured" Dark lady. William Shakespeare 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".Written works: Hamlet, The Klingon Hamlet, Henry V, Tragedies, The Narrative Poems. This week, we're learning about sonnets, and English Literature's best-known purveyor of those fourteen-line paeans, William Shakespeare.

We'll look at a few of Willy Shakes's biggest hits. The Sonnets of William Shakespeare, a cycle of linked poems first published inare reproduced in full in this Macmillan Collector’s Library edition.

Filled with ideas about love, beauty and mortality, the sonnets are written in the same beautiful and innovative language that we have come to know from Shakespeare's : William Shakespeare. In the first decade of his career as a poet and dramatist, Shakespeare penned sonnets. These sonnets appeared together for the first time in in a complete edition published by Thomas Thorpe.

In Thorpe’s edition, the first sonnets describe a passionate relationship between the poet and a young man known as the “fair youth.”.

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Shakespeare wrote sonnets for at least thirty years, not only for himself, for professional reasons, and for those he loved, but also in his plays, as prologues, as epilogues, and as part of their poetic texture. This ground-breaking book assembles all of Shakespeare's sonnets in their probable order of composition.

His name was William Shakespeare. if Shakespeare wrote 10 plays in five years, he wrote two plays a year. to collaborate with other playwrights,” Shapiro wrote in his book The Year of.Shakespeare. Read Shakespeare’s works translated into today’s English, go deep with our study guides, or delve into the Bard’s life and times.

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