sonnets is derived from the unspoken tradition of bardolatry, within which lurks the belief that Shakespeare did not care too much about his fame or immortality or posterity. Her gesture, motion and her smiles, Her wit, her voice my heart beguiles, Beguiles my heart I know not why, And yet I love her till I die. Shakespeare collaborated on two further surviving plays, Henry viii and The Two Noble Kinsmen, probably with John Fletcher. By making us look at this interdependence in a distinctly non-traditional (some would even say abnormal or perverted) setting, he forces us to gaze deeply at our own pre-conceptions and to examine once again what we understand by love.
Shakespeare Sonnet 73 - That time of year thou mayst in me behold
William Shakespeares Hamlet,
In the last phase of his life, he wrote tragicomedies (also known as romances ) and collaborated with other playwrights. Issn via The Free Library. As a result, critics of the time mostly rated Shakespeare below John Fletcher and Ben Jonson. The Victorians produced his plays as lavish spectacles on a grand scale. Sonnets to Coelia by William Percy. I will love thee still, my dear, While the sands of life shall run. The Age of Shakespeare. The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare. Diana by Henry Constable and others.