ONLINE CLASS: Shakespeare's Sonnets (2170)

One Wednesday, April 21 at 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST

$60.00 (10% off for members)

Our knowledge of Shakespeare’s life is sparse, and the plays don’t add much to it.  But in his sonnets we feel that we meet the man himself. Join us as we celebrate Shakespeare’s 457th birthday by reading some of the poems in which he reveals his thoughts and feelings about love, lies, beauty, betrayal, time, impermanence and mortality. We will discuss our personal responses to the sonnets and learn how Shakespeare established poetic norms and forms in English and then found some of his greatest success by breaking them. One Wednesday, April 21 at 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST Online Class. 

Class book:

Shakespeare’s Sonnets from The Folger Shakespeare Library, (9781982157029)


Gigi Bradford is the former Literature Director of the National Endowment for the Arts and the present Chair of the Folger Shakespeare Library Poetry Board. She has been teaching at P&P since 2006.

Edward Dickey is retired from a thirty-year career at the National Endowment for the Arts, where he was Director of the State & Regional Program. While earning an M.A. in Literature from American University, he was a junior fellow with the Folger Institute at the Folger Shakespeare Library. 


REFUND POLICY: Please note that we can issue class refunds up until seven (7) days before the first class session.

Shakespeare's Sonnets (Folger Shakespeare Library) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982157029
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Simon & Schuster - May 5th, 2020

SKU: 9787000009080
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