By Kenneth Muir
Discussing Shakespeare's sonnets with regards to sonnets by way of Italian, French and English poets, Kenneth Muir exhibits how they have been encouraged through Shakespeare's studying of Sidney, Erasmus and Ovid and discusses their paintings when it comes to development, sound styles and imagery. He considers the connection of the sonnets to Shakespeare's dramatic writing, whereas stressing the dramatic aspect within the sonnets themselves. ultimately he surveys the altering attitudes to the sonnets over the last 3 centuries.
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Shakespeare's Sonnets by Kenneth Muir