The Sonnets and Narrative Poems (Everyman's Library)
The Sonnets and Narrative Poems (Everyman's Library)
Everyman's Library

The Sonnets and Narrative Poems (Everyman's Library)

  • Publish Date: 1992-12-15
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: William Shakespeare

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If William Shakespeare had never written a single play, if his reputation rested entirely upon the substantial and sterling body of nondramatic verse he left behind, he would still hold the position he does in the hierarchy of world literature. The strikingly modern sonnetsintimate, baroque, and expansive at once; the invigorating narratives drawn from classical subjects; and the flawless lyricism represented by a poem like The Phoenix and the Turtlepermanently deepen our understanding of the multiplicity and extravagant energy of our greatest poet.

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