The Songs and Sonnets of William Shakespeare
Shakespeare wrote 154 sonnets, and they were the last of his non-dramatic works to be printed. Scholars are not certain when each of the sonnets was composed, but evidence suggests that Shakespeare wrote sonnets throughout his career for a private readership. This 1915 edition encompasses songs from Shakespeare’s plays as well as all of the Bard’s sonnets. The book includes images by Charles Robinson, a well-known representative of England’s golden age of book illustration.
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About William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 – 23 April 1616) was an English playwright, poet and actor. He is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England’s national poet and the ‘Bard of Avon’. His extant works consist of some 39 plays, 154 sonnets, 3 long narrative poems, and a few other verses, some of uncertain authorship. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright. He remains arguably the most influential writer in the English language.
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