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William Shakespeare: Selected Poems (Phoenix Poetry)

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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE(1564-1616) was born in Stratford-upon-Avon. He married Anne Hathaway in 1582 and later went to London, where he became an actor and playwright with the Lord Chamberlain's Men, as well as a poet. His plays are timeless explorations of the human condition, and his dramatic immediacy, poetic imagination, tragic prospectives, compassion, irony and humour ma ...more
Paperback, Phoenix Poetry, 115 pages
Published 2010 by Phoenix (The Orion Publishing Group) (first published October 1987)
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Taymara Jagmohan
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?
Thou art more lovely and more temperate:
Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,
And summer's lease hath all too short a date:
Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines,
And often is his gold complexion dimm'd;
And every fair from fair sometime declines,
By chance, or nature's changing course, untrimm'd;
But thy eternal summer shall not fade
Nor lose possession of that fair thou ow'st;
Nor shall Death brag thou wander'st in his shade,
When in eternal lines t
Misty Lynne
This book is a compilation of little excerpts from the works of Shakespeare. I enjoyed reading an excerpt a day to my kids and discussing with them the meaning of the passage and the play (usually) it came from. This is a great way to introduce children to Shakespeare.
Oct 03, 2013 Pink rated it 2 of 5 stars
Shelves: poetry
William Shakespeare 2 stars- I shouldn't be allowed in a book club
A good collection of Shakespeare. Has all the popular ones.
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William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon" (or simply "The Bard"). His surviving works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been tr ...more
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