The love poetry of William Shakespeare
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Published by Kyle Cathie in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited with an introduction and notes by Roy Booth.
ContributionsBooth, Roy.
The Physical Object
Pagination(224)p. ;
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22330384M
ISBN 101856261387

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As a tie-in with the movie, this is a pretty great book. As a book of Shakespeare's sonnets and love poetry, it's not the best. It's a good book to own if you really enjoyed the movie or are just getting introduced to Shakespeare/5(6). While William Shakespeare’s reputation is based primarily on his plays, he became famous first as a poet. With the partial exception of the Sonnets (), quarried since the early 19th century for autobiographical secrets allegedly encoded in them, the nondramatic writings have traditionally been pushed to the margins of the Shakespeare industry. Book Summary: The title of this book is Love Poems & Sonnets of William Shakespeare and it was written by William Shakespeare, Vera Bock (Illustrator). This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ Buy Shakespeare in Love: The Love Poetry of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

Shakespeare's sonnets are not given here, as they are readily available on the main site. For those desirous of a quick selection I suggest 23, 31, 46, 53, 61, 75, 91, 98, , , The poems are not in chronological order. After the first two, which are intended to set the tone, follow some previously unpublished ones. William Shakespeare Venus and Adonis William Shakespeare A Lover's Complaint William Shakespeare Sonnets for the black lady Andrew Marvell To his Coy Mistress Love Poems Dead Poets Society Homepage. Pageviews since Most of Shakespeare’s greatest poetry is found in the work he wrote for the stage. The 36 plays known to have been written by him exhibit a remarkable variety: from awe-inspiring histories of English kings to now timeless love stories, from riveting tragedies to mythological fantasies and bawdy comedies full of not only wit but also dirty jokes.   William Shakespeare (–) was a poet, playwright, and actor who is widely regarded as one of the most influential writers in the history of the English referred to as the Bard of Avon, Shakespeare's vast body of work includes comedic, tragic, and historical plays; poems; and sonnets/5(3).

During his lifetime Shakespeare’s fame as a poet equaled and perhaps outstripped his fame as a playwright. His most popular poem was Venus and was reprinted nine times in his lifetime, and there are more surviving contemporary references to Venus and Adonis than to any of Shakespeare’s plays. The poem was most likely written in , when London’s theaters were closed due to an. Classic Poetry Series William Shakespeare - poems - Publication Date: Publisher: - The World's Poetry Archive. William Shakespeare(26 April - 23 April ) an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called. For sustained dramatic intrigue and sophistication of plot, William Shakespeare's sonnets are at least the equal of his greatest plays. Throughout the centuries since their first publication in , critics, psychologists and curiosity-seekers alike have pondered the nature of the poet's relationships with the mysterious young man, "Mr. W.H.", and the "ill-coloured" Dark lady. Get this from a library! Shakespeare in love: the love poetry of William Shakespeare.. [William Shakespeare] -- Stills from the motion picture "Shakespeare in .