Shakespeare on Love

Shakespeare on Love

by William Shakespeare, Michael Kerrigan
     
 

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Not only did Shakespeare reinvent the English language, he also penned some of thegreatest writings on love of all time. From star-cross'd lovers and tragic jealousy to unrequited passion and romantic courtship, images of amour are evoked in myriad ways in his plays and poems. In this endlessly browsable volume Michael Kerrigan plums the entirety of Shakespeare

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Not only did Shakespeare reinvent the English language, he also penned some of thegreatest writings on love of all time. From star-cross'd lovers and tragic jealousy to unrequited passion and romantic courtship, images of amour are evoked in myriad ways in his plays and poems. In this endlessly browsable volume Michael Kerrigan plums the entirety of Shakespeare's work to bring together the greatest examples of his meditations on love. By turns touching, inspiring, evocative, and heartrending, Shakespeare on Love is truly a book that readers will embrace.

Author Biography: Michael Kerrigan is a freelance writer and journalist who reviews regularly for some of Britain's most prominent newspapers. His books include To Be or Not to Be: Shakespeare's Soliloquies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140424379
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/30/2003
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
4.34(w) x 6.78(h) x 0.51(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Kerrigan is a freelance writer and journalist who reviews regularly for some of Britain’s most prominent newspapers. His books include To Be or Not to Be: Shakespeare’s Soliloquies.

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