William Shakespeare Se...
William Shakespeare Selected Poems
William Shakespeare "the poet" is usually represented in book form by the Sonnets, together with perhaps a few songs from the plays. And yet few would deny that they plays are essentially "poetic". How often have we search the Complete Works for well-known yet half-remembered lines, or quoted speeches as if they wee individual poems, not quite recalling which play they are...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published 2007 by Sweetwater Press
(first published October 1987)
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Jul 03, 2008 Misty Lynne rated it 5 of 5 stars · review of another edition
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.
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...moreMore about William Shakespeare...