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William Shakespeare (apr 1, 1564 – apr 23, 1616)

Description:

1. his non-dramatic fame is mostly based on his sonnets, most of which were written in the early 1590s
2. 152 sonnets + 2 final poems, the majority addressed to a "good-looking young nobleman" (often in the form of love poems) and the last 25 to a "dark lady" believed to be his mistress
3. lyrical works often part of his plays
First printed works: "Venus and Adonis" 1593 and "Lucrece" 1594

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Anthology of English Verse
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Date:

apr 1, 1564
apr 23, 1616
~ 52 years

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