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The Complete Sonnets and Poems - William Shakespeare, Colin Burrow
The Complete Sonnets and Poems
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This is the only fully annotated and modernized edition to bring together Shakespeare's sonnets as well as all his poems (including those attributed to him after his death) in one volume. A full introduction discusses his development as a poet, and how the poems relate to the plays, and detailed... show more
This is the only fully annotated and modernized edition to bring together Shakespeare's sonnets as well as all his poems (including those attributed to him after his death) in one volume. A full introduction discusses his development as a poet, and how the poems relate to the plays, and detailed notes explain the language and allusions. While accessibly written, the edition takes account of the most recent scholarship and criticism.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780192819338 (019281933X)
ASIN: 019281933X
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 768
Edition language: English
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Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
1.5 Sonnets & Poems, Shakespeare
Excluding the two major narrative poems: Snooze. It's not bad, just boring. These days only two kinds of people genuinely like these; those who can cope with Love and the Moon poetry, which, thematically, has been losing ground on my attention since I became an adult and those who are obsessed wit...
janeg
janeg rated it
This review should sum it up: http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/77941316As for the rest (excluding the sonnets), they are fine, but so long. On the over all, I am more or less unable to appreciate Shakespeare's poetry, just as I was more or less unable to appreciate the bulk of his plays. The poe...
Vellichor Afternoons
Vellichor Afternoons rated it
5.0
This is a seriously wonderful edition--the glossing is actually quite helpful, and the introduction is thoroughly researched and wide-reaching in both its historical situating of the poems as well as the elements at work in the poems.
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