Shakespeare Quarterly – Sonnets

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Turning Sonnets into Poems: Textual Affect and John Benson’s Metaphysical Shakespeare.

In Turning Sonnets, Megan Heffernan questions the arrangements and classification of sonnets through the analysis of textual features including genres, thematics and form. It proves to be a deeply interesting read, highlighting the history of cataloguing sources and modes, to effectively name (or in Shakespeare’s case) number sonnets.

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