Shakespeare's Sonnets

Shakespeare's Sonnets

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by William Shakespeare
     
 

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This book is an important and complete collection of the Sonnet's of William Shakespeare. Most readers are aware of the great plays and manuscripts written for the stage, but are unaware of the magnificent Sonnet's which were written around the same period. This is an excellent, complete collection of the Sonn'ets and poetry of William Shakespeare and should not be…  See more details below

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This book is an important and complete collection of the Sonnet's of William Shakespeare. Most readers are aware of the great plays and manuscripts written for the stage, but are unaware of the magnificent Sonnet's which were written around the same period. This is an excellent, complete collection of the Sonn'ets and poetry of William Shakespeare and should not be missed by those interested in the completion of a collection of his writings and those interested in early poetic works.

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ISBN-13:
2940013203242
Publisher:
Filiquarian Publishing
Publication date:
08/08/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
391,741
File size:
400 KB

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Shakespeare's Sonnets 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 15 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I thought i loved william now but after his sonnets...im speechless
GailCooke More than 1 year ago
Tongue tied when it comes to telling someone how much you care? Send this audio book to that special person. You'll not only be thought romantic but erudite as well. After all, even at your best you probably couldn't come up with 'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer's lease hath all too short a date.' These love poems have been extolled for over 400 years, quoted, misquoted, and copied. Written between 1593 - 1601, to a great degree the 154 sonnets reveal the Bard's thoughts on the perplexities of life - love, honor, rebirth. Perhaps most important to many we also find his attraction to the 'Dark Lady.' Is there a reference in Sonnet 151 with 'Love is too young to know what conscience is....'? All the world loves a mystery which may be why we're so fascinated by the Dark Lady. Her identity is unknown, it is not even known whether she was a real woman with whom Shakespeare had a relationship or a manifestation of his creativity. Some surmise that she was so called because her hair was black and her skin dusk colored, thus she was Spanish. Others posit that 'dark' did not refer to her appearance but rather to the black or dark feelings of desire. This discussion may go on indefinitely. Unfortunately, British actor Simon Callow's brilliant reading of the sonnets only lasts two hours. However, the replay button is at the ready. 'Shakespeare's Sonnets' is a keeper to be enjoyed over and over again. - Gail Cooke
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The sample is good imma get the book soon
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lisanay More than 1 year ago
This is wonderful read for the nook!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It's simply amazing and perfect to read when you desire something interesting, intruging, and plain beautiful. It's a must-have for all collections. And I'm only 16 years old!!!
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