William Shakespeare avec Shakespeare's Poems: Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece and The Shorter Poems (Arden Shakespeare: Third Edition)
Henry Woudhuysen & Katherine Duncan- Jones (Editors) Third Series The Arden Shakespeare is celebrated for its authoritative scholarship and invaluable commentary.This edition of The Poems provides a clear and authoritative text, detailed notes and commentary on the same page as the text, a full introduction discussing the critical and historical background to the play and appendices presenting sources and relevant extracts. Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperback ISBN 9781903436875
"Quite the most insightful, thorough and authoritative account of Shakespeare's great narrative poems that you could imagine."- Gregory Doran
"Katherine Duncan-Jones is both one of the world's greatest experts on Shakespeare's life and work and also a writer of tremendous insight and empathy. This is a superb edition of Shakespeare's poems."- William Boyd
"Both Shakespeare's Poems and Shakespeare's Sonnets are highly recommended additions to the collections of students and scholars alike. The insightful introductory essays, detailed annotations, and polished texts contain many fresh approaches, giving them their long-overdue recognition."- PlayShakespeare.com
From the Inside Flap
The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Poems: Shakespeare contains selections from Shakespeare's work, including his sonnets, his narrative poems "Venus and Adonis and "The Rape of Lucrece, songs and speeches, and an index of first lines.
From the Back Cover
The Arden Shakespeare is the established scholarly edition of
Shakespeare's work. This volume features the narrative poems Venus and
Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece, as well as shorter poems, such as the
collection of sonnets and amorous lyrics entitled The Passionate Pilgrim
and `The Phoenix and Turtle'. Also included are various poems and epigrams
attributed to Shakespeare.
This edition of Shakespeare's Poems provides:
- A clear and authoritative text, edited to the highest standards of
- Detailed notes and commentary on the same page as the text.
- A full, illustrated introduction to the poems' historical and cultural
- An in-depth survey of critical approaches to the poems.
- A full index to the introduction and notes.
- A select bibliography of references and further reading.
With a wealth of helpful and incisive commentary, The Arden Shakespeare is
the finest edition of Shakespeare you can find.