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The Sonnets (Signet Classic Shakespeare)

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The Newly Revised Signet Classic Shakespeare Series

The work of the world's greatest dramatist edited by outstanding scholars.

An extensive overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and sonnets by the general editor of the Signet Classic Shakespeare series, Sylvan Barnet, Tufts University Special introduction to The Sonnets, by W.H. Auden Facsimilies of the 1609 quarto edition of The Sonnets Textual Note, including a facsimilie showing a variant form of one sonnet Literary criticism by William Empson, Hallett Smith, Winifred M. T. Nowottny, and Helen Vendler Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable type Up-to-date list of recommended readings

Synopsis:

The Signet Classic Shakespeare series contains the preeminent mass market books of the complete works of Shakespeare. This reissue features a new Overview by Sylvan Barnet, former chairman of the English Department at Tufts University, an updated Bibliography, suggested references, and stage and film history.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 204-205) and index.

Table of Contents

Edited by William Burto with an Introduction by W. H. Auden

Shakespeare: An Overview

Biographical Sketch

A Note on the Anti-Stratfordians, Especially Baconians and Oxfordians

The Shakespeare Canon

Shakespeare's English

The Sonnets

Introduction

The Sonnets

Textual Note

Commentaries

William Empson: They That Have Power

Hallett Smith: From Elizabethan Poetry

Winifred M. T. Nowottny: Formal Elements in Shakespeare's Sonnets: Sonnets 1-6

Helen Vendler: Sonnet 116

Suggested References

Index of First Lines

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451527271
Other:
Shakespeare, William
Author:
Burto, William
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Author:
Barnet, Sylvan
Author:
Auden, W. H.
Publisher:
Signet Classics
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Shakespeare, william, 1564-1616
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Arts & Humanities
Subject:
Sonnets
Subject:
Bibliography
Subject:
Sonnets, English
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Shakespeare, William
Subject:
Anthologies-United Kingdom Poetry
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Signet Classic Shakespeare
Publication Date:
19990331
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
6.82x4.38x.60 in. .29 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , The Signet Classic Shakespeare series contains the preeminent mass market books of the complete works of Shakespeare. This reissue features a new Overview by Sylvan Barnet, former chairman of the English Department at Tufts University, an updated Bibliography, suggested references, and stage and film history.
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