A Companion to Shakespeare's Sonnets (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture)

This Companion represents the myriad ways of thinking about the remarkable achievement of Shakespeare’s sonnets.

  • An authoritative reference guide and extended introduction to Shakespeare’s sonnets.
  • Contains more than 20 newly-commissioned essays by both established and younger scholars.
  • Considers the form, sequence, content, literary context, editing and printing of the sonnets.
  • Shows how the sonnets provide a mirror in which cultures can read their own critical biases.
  • Informed by the latest theoretical, cultural and archival work.