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The Illustrated Sonnets of William Shakespeare: With 154 Full-Page Illustrations
     

The Illustrated Sonnets of William Shakespeare: With 154 Full-Page Illustrations

by William Shakespeare, Leonardo Vinci (Illustrator), Michelangelo (Illustrator), Paul Cezanne (Illustrator), Henri Matisse (Illustrator)
 
Shakespeare's sonnets rank among his best works, and are regarded as some of the finest love poetry in the English language. This volume contains the complete text of all 154 sonnets in a large, oversized edition (8"x10"), and has a corresponding image for each poem. Each image has been carefully selected to correspond to the sonnet, and features art by Claude Monet,

Overview

Shakespeare's sonnets rank among his best works, and are regarded as some of the finest love poetry in the English language. This volume contains the complete text of all 154 sonnets in a large, oversized edition (8"x10"), and has a corresponding image for each poem. Each image has been carefully selected to correspond to the sonnet, and features art by Claude Monet, Edouard Manet, Gustav Klimt, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Mary Cassatt, Johannes Vermeer, Michelangelo, Paul Cezanne, Leonardo da Vinci, Camille Pissarro, Henri Matisse, Albrecht Durer, Odilon Redon, Ansel Adams, James Whistler, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Gustave Dore, Rembrandt, Titian, Paul Gaugin, N.C. Wyeth, Francisco Goya, Aubrey Beardsley, Alfons Mucha, William Hogarth, and many, many more. The perfect gift for art and poetry lovers alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781456564384
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
02/14/2011
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.67(d)

Meet the Author

William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon". His surviving works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

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