Folger Shakespeare Library The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies • Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on the page facing each sonnet • A brief introduction to each sonnet, providing insight into its possible meaning • An index of first lines • An essay by Professor Lynne... show more
Folger Shakespeare Library The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies • Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on the page facing each sonnet • A brief introduction to each sonnet, providing insight into its possible meaning • An index of first lines • An essay by Professor Lynne Magnusson, a leading Shakespeare scholar, providing a modern perspective on the poems • Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: February 1st 2004
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 391
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, English Literature
, 17th Century
Published 2003. NB: VGM = Vasco Graça Moura; "Os Sonetos de Shakespeare" = The Shakespeare Sonnets. I’ve always wanted to read VGM’s take, not only because of the sonnets, but also because of VGM’s “translation”. What VGM did was not really a translation. Why? Read on. Before I proceed wit...
Well, if one goes by the information in the sonnets, Shakespeare's Facebook relationship status would definitely read "It's complicated."
Bu edisyonda en çok rahatsız eden şey "bu sonede şu anlatılıyor" gibisinden, dipnotlar idi. Bazı hususlarda dipnotun faydasını inkar etmemekle beraber, okuyucunun perspektifini değiştirmeyi hedefleyen, bunun gibi "sen aslında anlamazsın, bunu kast ediyor" dipnotları hoş değil.
I've read a few of Shakespeare's sonnets before - you know, the ones they usually parade in front of you while you're in school. "How do I compare thee to a summer day" and all. This is my first time reading them all, one after another.There was a very narrative-like feel to them. I could feel the p...
I’m going to do this review pretty informally because I don’t read a whole lot of poetry and so don’t have a very good standard for comparison. However, as we’re getting down to the wire for finishing 2012 challenges, I needed to read some poetry for the Around the Stack in How Many Ways genre chall...