Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 January 2016

512 Pages | 6 illus.

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198728016

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Shakespeare's Sonnets

An Original-Spelling Text

Edited by Paul Hammond

  • Original-spelling text brings the reader closer to the most famous and most controversial love poems in the English language as they were originally written and read
  • Extensive introduction sets the poems in their literary context and explores different ways of reading
  • Detailed glosses help the reader to understand the language precisely
  • Appendices on Shakespeare's rhetoric and vocabulary enable the modern reader to appreciate the rich verbal play of the poetry