Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 February 2003

208 Pages


ISBN: 9780192804464

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Shakespeare's Sonnets

William Shakespeare
Edited with an introduction by Stanley Wells

  • The most famous collection of love poems in the English language
  • As well as exhibiting the full skill and beauty of Shakespeare's verse, the sonnets continue to arouse much speculation regarding the exact nature of their contents
  • Stanley Wells is one of the foremost Shakespeare scholars of his generation
  • Provides insight into Shakespeare's passionate friendship with a young man, his friend's seduction by the poet's own mistress, his friend's relationship with a rival poet, and most famously, humiliated infatuation with the Dark Lady

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