Today in Literary History – May 20, 1609 – William Shakespeare’s Sonnets are first published — bookworm norm

154 sonnets by William Shakespeare were first published on May 20, 1609 by Thomas Thorpe. Nearly everything about the sonnets – their composition, dedication, and publication – leads to a rabbit’s warren of confusion, speculation and disagreement. The controversy starts with Thomas Thorpe himself and the question of how and where he obtained the sonnets […]

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