Shakespeare's Sonnets

Shakespeare's Sonnets

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Numbering more than 150, Shakespeare's sonnets have contributed significantly to discussions of the elusive character of the Bard. While most of the poems are addressed to a young man, others invoke the renowned Dark Lady. Each sonnet is interpreted, focusing on language particular to the poem, as well as on how the sonnet form furthers meaning. In addition, Shakespeare's major themes of love and beauty; mutability; and time and immortality are explored.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 130 x 206 x 6mm | 81.65g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0764586173
  • 9780764586170
  • 1,257,400

Table of contents

Life and Background of the Poet. Introduction to the Sonnets. An Overview of the Sonnets. Critical Commentaries. Critical Essay. Review Questions and Essay Topics. Selected Bibliography. First Lines to Sonnets.show more

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