Tuesday, May 20, 2014

On this day in history...

The collected sonnets of William Shakespeare were published for the first time on this day 405 years ago. But did Shakespeare ever intend to have his sonnets published? Or was the 1609 publication an early case of bootlegging by an unscrupulous London publisher? Check out Holman Library's ebook collection for Clinton Heylin's So Long as Men Can Breathe: the Untold Story of Shakespeare's Sonnets for the whole strange and surprising story behind one of the most famous books ever published...

 So Long as Men Can Breathe - Clinton Heylin

Want to know more about Shakespeare? Need help researching Shakespeare for an assignment? This library guide can help you research Shakespeare and his work.

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