by Clinton Heylin
Hardcover, 280 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $24 |
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Provides a fascinating look at how Shakespeare's Sonnets came to be collected, compiled, printed and distributed for the first time in May 1609 by publisher Thomas Thorpe and printer George Eld.
May 20, 2009 First published 400 years ago, Shakespeare's sonnets might never have been put to press had it been left to the author to decide things. As writer Clinton Heylin explains, Shakespeare's sonnets were never intended for a wide audience.
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