Tuesday, June 18, 7pm
Left Bank Books
Join Shakespeare Festival Reads for a reading group discussion of The Sonnets and Other Poems!
Shakespeare became famous as a dazzling poet before most people even knew that he wrote plays. His sonnets are the English language’s most extraordinary anatomy of love in all its dimensions–desire and despair, longing and loss, adoration and disgust. To read them is to confront morality and eternity in the same breath. Produced under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, two of today’s most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, The Sonnets and Other Poems includes all of Shakespeare’s sonnets, the long narrative poems “Venus and Adonis” and “The Rape of Lucrece,” and several other shorter works.
Get The Sonnets and Other Poems for 20% off in store and online during the months of May and June!
Parking: Lot one block north; street parking (meters free after 7pm). For directions and public transportation information, click here.