William Shakespeare’s Sonnets

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William Shakespeare’s Sonnets for the First Time Globally Reprinted A Quatercentenary Anthology Edited and compiled by Manfred Pfister (Berlin) and Jürgen Gutsch (München)
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Switzerland
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SIGNAThUR
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SIGNAThUR SCHWEIZ CH-8582 Dozwil/TG Switzerland --- Tel. = Fax 0041 – (0) 71 411 00 91
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William Shakespeare’s Sonnets

for the First Time Globally Reprinted
A Quatercentenary Anthology

Edited and compiled by Manfred Pfister (Berlin) and Jürgen Gutsch (München)

 

It is with much gratitude to the two editors and the nearly two hundred contributors of this book that we joyfully present the 752 pages of this opus magnum on the occasion of the four hundredth birthday of Shakespeare’s Sonnets. An accompanying dvd showcases a host of additional material – nearly seven hundred recitations from more than seventy languages, pictures, book covers, music, films and visual sonnets. Delivery will start in September 2009. The price will be 100 sfr or € 63 for book and dvd.

Contents of the book:

 

  • Shakespeare’s Sonnets Global – in states unborn and accents yet unknown” by Manfred Pfister

  • 73 English Essays on the Sonnets in various languages – with anthologies

  • Detailed information on the contributors

 

The dvd adds:

  • Shakespeare’s original – in script and recital, with a word concordance

  • The complete text of the book for easy reference

  • All the translations recited by native speakers

  • A selection from covers of various international book editions between 1609 and 2009

  • A selection from illustration suites

  • A selection from musical compositions of all sorts

  • Filmclips to highlight certain aspects of the American reception

  • A comprehensive internet linklist

  • “Visual Sonnets” of various kinds

 

Please order from or fax 0041-(0)71-411 00 91 (free shipping to Switzerland, Austria and Germany) or at any book shop.

 

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