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It was an excellent idea to include a CD-Rom with Helen Vendler reading a good number of the sonnets.
Vendler does an excellent job of making the sonnets accessible and illuminating for all readers of Shakespeare.
For anyone that has studied Shakespeare or wants to know more about the sonnets, I highly recommend this book.
Unique insight and commentary, and essential balance to Booth, Duncan-Jones, and Patterson (all of whom are also essential Sonnet resources!)Published 28 days ago by Brian Myers Cooper
Shakespeare uses words the way Mozart uses notes. See writing at the very highest pitch of which we are capable. Read morePublished 1 month ago by david m. rieker
Vendler's analysis of Shakespeare's sonnets is brilliant, deep, and accessible.Published 1 month ago by Paul K
A really beautiful edition and I bought one for myself and one as a gift.Published 5 months ago by Amazon Crazy
The book is in perfect condition. The dilivery is quick. Just much more than what i've expected! I'll definately recommend it to others.Published 10 months ago by Lu Ying
I bought the paperback as a gift for my granddaughter. She loved the book in school and her teacher told her this is the very best and most informative book on the Sonnets and... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Norma Hayes
She mentions that she was impressed by I. A. Richards about a half century ago; however, she used part of his approach to analyze poems and she added to use recordings, the sound... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Robert J. O'Brien
Hope to use with my Seniors in AP English as they complete a project on sonnets...group study including analysis of experts in the field.Published on December 7, 2012 by marilyn