Sonnet 60 Resources
Representative Poetry Online features the complete texts of all of Shakespeare's sonnets, if that's a rabbit hole you want to go down.
This short video adaptation of the poem features reading of Sonnet 60 complete with visuals that interpret it. Deep stuff for all you budding filmmakers out there
Check out this awesome line-by-line animated interpretation of Shakespeare's Sonnet 60.
A stodgy, traditional reading of the poem, complete with the text so you can be sure to follow along.
Three generations of sensitive dudes perform a musical setting of Shakespeare's Sonnet 60. How jealous are you of their outfits?
This image, likely from the 16th century, illustrates the imagery of Line 12 of Shakespeare's Sonnet 60: "And nothing stands but for his [i.e. Time's] scythe to mow." So in Shakespeare's mind, time = Death? Maybe.
Ever wanted to see a scythe in action? Shmoop is all about wish fulfillment.
Some people believe the Sanders Portrait is a portrait of Shakespeare painted during his lifetime. But, alas, no one can prove it. So as many other things with Big Willy, it remains a mystery.
Scroll down to get an image of the first edition of the Sonnets, along with a discussion of its mysterious dedication.
Check out Shakespeare's John Hancocks, some of which are from his last will and testament. Hey Willy, what did you leave Shmoop?
This accessible poem-by-poem commentary by one of America's leading poetry critics is essential reading on Shakespeare's Sonnets. Shmoop highly recommends it if you fancy yourself a Big Willy scholar.
This volume and its vast commentary is the most detailed attempt to come to grips with (nearly) every single word in Shakespeare's sonnet collection. Chances are, if you have a question about Sonnet 60, this book's got your back.
Movies and TV
This fascinating documentary follows a group of New York acting students as they explore 15 of Shakespeare's Sonnets.
For an awesome documentary film about a newly discovered portrait thought to be the only portrait of Shakespeare painted from life, check out this recent flick.