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Shakespeare's Sonnets - (Folger Shakespeare Library) by William Shakespeare (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 432

Genre: Poetry

Sub-Genre: European

Series Title: Folger Shakespeare Library

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Age Range: Teen

Book theme: English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

Author: William Shakespeare

Language: English

Street Date: May 5, 2020
TCIN: 79981968
UPC: 9781982157029
Item Number (DPCI): 247-45-9011
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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About the Book



"With detailed notes from the world's leading center for Shakespeare studies"--Cover.



Book Synopsis



A bestselling, beautifully designed edition of William Shakespeare's sonnets, complete with valuable tools for educators.

The authoritative edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers, includes:

-Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on the facing page of each sonnet
-A brief introduction to each sonnet, providing insight into its possible meaning
-An index of first lines
-Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books
-An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the sonnets

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs. For more information, visit Folger.edu.



About the Author



William Shakespeare was born in April 1564 in the town of Stratford-upon-Avon, on England's Avon River. When he was eighteen, he married Anne Hathaway. The couple had three children--an older daughter Susanna and twins, Judith and Hamnet. Hamnet, Shakespeare's only son, died in childhood. The bulk of Shakespeare's working life was spent in the theater world of London, where he established himself professionally by the early 1590s. He enjoyed success not only as a playwright and poet, but also as an actor and shareholder in an acting company. Although some think that sometime between 1610 and 1613 Shakespeare retired from the theater and returned home to Stratford, where he died in 1616, others believe that he may have continued to work in London until close to his death.

Barbara A. Mowat is Director of Research emerita at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Consulting Editor of Shakespeare Quarterly, and author of The Dramaturgy of Shakespeare's Romances and of essays on Shakespeare's plays and their editing.

Paul Werstine is Professor of English at the Graduate School and at King's University College at Western University. He is a general editor of the New Variorum Shakespeare and author of Early Modern Playhouse Manuscripts and the Editing of Shakespeare and of many papers and articles on the printing and editing of Shakespeare's plays.

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