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Sonnet 133

Sonnet 133

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The Amazing Website of Shakespeare's Sonnets

It really is amazing, this website. Read all 154 sonnets online, browse the picture gallery, and pick up boatloads of nifty facts about Shakespeare's work.

Cool iPad App: The Sonnets by William Shakespeare

If you've got an iPad, you're in luck. Touchpress has got a really cool app that lets you get crazy interactive with the sonnets.

Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet

Get tons of info on Will Shakespeare and a zillion links to other great websites.

Video

Cool Sonnet 133 Video

We have no idea who the student is who came up with this visual interpretation of Sonnet 133 but we totally dig it.

Audio

Free Audio of Shakespeare's Sonnets

Enjoy—compliments of LibriVox.

Rich Reading

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Images

Facsimile of the 1609 Edition of the Sonnets

Check out a copy of the first printed edition here.

Is this the "Dark Lady" of Shakespeare's Sonnets?

Check out this picture of Mary Fitton, one of the Dark Lady candidates. (She looks a little pale, if you ask us.)

Articles and Interviews

Are the Sonnets Autobiographical?

This article argues that the sonnets are all about Shakespeare's oh-so-juicy private life. Hmm. We don't know about all that, but if you like conspiracy theories, you'll dig this article.

Books

Shakespeare's Sonnets

The Folger Shakespeare Library has a nice edition that includes an introduction to each sonnet with some helpful notes. Check it out, compliments of GoogleBooks.

The Sonnets (2008)

This one's edited by famous Shakespeare scholar Harold Bloom and gives a solid, overall introduction to the sonnets. It's also full of essays by other literary critics.

Shakespeare's Sonnets (2000)

Stephen Booth's edition of the sonnets (including analysis) was first published in 1977 and is an award-winning classic for a reason.

Movies & TV

A Waste of Shame: The Mystery of Shakespeare and his Sonnets (2005)

This one's pretty cool. The made-for-television drama from the BBC explores the circumstances that may have led Shakespeare to write the sonnets.

Shakespeare's Sonnets (2012)

A boatload of famous actors perform the sonnets—available on DVD.

In Search of Shakespeare (2004)

This four part PBS series is more like a detective story than some boring old documentary and features a bunch of great actors from the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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