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The art of Shakespeare's sonnets

Author: Helen Vendler
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Music   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In detailed commentaries on Shakespeare's 154 sonnets, Vendler reveals previously unperceived imaginative and stylistic features of the poems, pointing out not only new levels of import in particular lines, but also the ways in which the four parts of each sonnet work together to enact emotion and create dynamic effect. The commentaries - presented alongside the complete text of each poem, as printed in the 1609  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Compact discs
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Vendler, Helen, 1933-
Art of Shakespeare's sonnets.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)605390989
Online version:
Vendler, Helen, 1933-
Art of Shakespeare's sonnets.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)607643968
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Music, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Vendler
ISBN: 0674637119 9780674637115 9780674637122 0674637127
OCLC Number: 36806589
Language Note: English.
Awards: Short-listed for National Book Critics Circle Award (Criticism) 1997
Description: xviii, 672 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: The Sonnets.
Other Titles: Shakespeare's sonnets
Responsibility: Helen Vendler.

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This text aims to provide a guide to the sonnets of Shakespeare. Commentaries, presented alongside the original text and a modernized version, offer perspectives on individual poems, stylistic  Read more...

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This book is a great achievement, the work of an author with an almost devout passion for good poems, a passion that the academy has not succeeded in killing. -- Frank Kermode * New Republic * Helen Read more...

 
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