The Sonnets by William ShakespeareThe Sonnets by William Shakespeare

The Sonnets

byWilliam ShakespeareEditorJohn HollanderIntroduction byJohn Hollander

Paperback | November 14, 2017

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Together with A Lover's Complaint' and little-known alternative versions of four of the sonnets. Edited with an introduction by Stanley Wells. ...the most beautifully printed text available.'
William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in April, 1564, and his birth is traditionally celebrated on April 23. The facts of his life, known from surviving documents, are sparse. He died on April 23, 1616, and was buried in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford.  A. R. Braunmuller is Distinguished Professor of English and Comparati...
Title:The SonnetsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.9 × 5 × 0.6 inPublished:November 14, 2017Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143131710

ISBN - 13:9780143131717

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Date published: 2017-09-08

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Table of ContentsTitle PageCopyright PageIntroductionDedication The Sonnets Index of First LinesTHE PELICAN SHAKESPEARE GENERAL EDITORS STEPHEN ORGEL A. R. BRAUNMULLERThe Sonnets135WHo ever hath her wifh, thou haft thy will, And Will too boote,and Will in oucr-plus, More then enough am i that vexe thee ftill, To thv sweet will making addition thus. Wilt thou whofe will is large and spatious, Not once vouchfafe to hide my will in thine, Shall will in others feeme right gracious, And in my will no faire acceptance shine: The sea all water, yet receiues raine still, And in aboundance addeth to his store, So thou beeing rich in Will adde to thy Will, One will ofrcine to make thy large Will more. Let no vakinde, no faire beseechers kill, Thinke all but one, and me in that one Will.   The playfully autobiographical (and wittily obscene) Sonnet 135 in its original form in the 1609 quarto, a good example of the ambiguities of early modern typography.PENGUIN BOOKS Published by the Penguin Group Penguin Putnam Inc., 375 Hudson Street, New York, New York 10014, U.S.A. Penguin Books Ltd, 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL, England Penguin Books Australia Ltd, 250 Camberwell Road, Camberwell, Victoria 3124, Australia Penguin Books Canada Ltd, 10 Alcorn Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4V 3B2 Penguin Books India (P) Ltd. 11 Community Centre, Panchsheel Park, New Delhi-110 017, India Penguin Books (N.Z.) Ltd, Cnr Rosedale and Airborne Roads, Albany, Auckland, New Zealand Penguin Books (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd, 24 Sturdee Avenue Rosebank, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa Penguin Books Ltd, Registered Offices: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England The Sonnets edited by Douglas Bush published in the United States of America in Penguin Books 1961 Revised edition published 1970 This new edition edited by Stephen Orgel with an Introduction by John Hollander published 2001  Copyright © Penguin Books Inc., 1961, 1970Copyright © Penguin Putnam Inc., 2001 All rights reserved  LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING IN PUBLICATION DATA  Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. The sonnets / William Shakespeare ; edited by Stephen Orgel ; with an introduction by John Hollander. p. cm. - (The Pelican Shakespeare)eISBN : 978-0-140-71453-1