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Shakespeare's Sonnets

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ISBN-10: 1408017970

ISBN-13: 9781408017975

Edition: 2nd 2010 (Revised)

Authors: William Shakespeare, Katherine Duncan-Jones

List price: $9.99
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'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?' Shakespeare's Sonnets are universally loved and much-quoted throughout the world, while debates still rage as to the identity of the Dark Lady and how autobiographical the sonnets really are. First published in 1997 to much critical acclaim, the edition has been a consistent best-seller in the Arden Shakespeare series. Katherine Duncan Jones tackles the controversies and mysteries surrounding these beautiful poems head on, and explores the issues of sexuality to be found in them, making this a truly modern edition for today's readers and students. This revised edition has been up-dated and corrected in the light of new scholarship and critical…    
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Book details

List price: $9.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 4/12/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616 Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Grammar School. At 18, Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway, the 27-year-old daughter of a local farmer, and they had their first daughter six months later. He probably developed an interest in theatre by watching plays performed by traveling players in Stratford while still in his youth. Some time before 1592, he left his family to take up residence in London,…