Widely esteemed as the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an actor and theatrical producer in addition to writing plays and sonnets. Dubbed "The Bard of Avon," Shakespeare oversaw the building of the Globe Theatre in London, where a number of his plays were staged, the best-known of which include Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Macbeth. The First Folio, a printed book of 36 of his comedies, tragedies, and history plays, was published in 1623.
The Sonnets of William Shakespeare in Plain and Simple Englishby William Shakespeare, BookCaps Study Guides Staff
If you have struggled in the past reading
Shakespeares Sonnets is pretty romantic stuff--until you read it! It's full of words that are no longer even used. Now there's a way for the modern reader to see what makes them so great with this translation of the sonnets in plain and simple English. Sit back, relax, and prepared to be wooed by one of the masters of verse.
If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of the Sonnets.
The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
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