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This showcase collection of Shakespeare’s Sonnets has been created in continued celebration of Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary. Teachers, students and curious visitors alike can explore all 154 of his sonnets, printed here in both modern English and the original Shakespearean English, many of which also come with audio readings and interactive activities.

Explore classic sonnets you may have heard of or know from school, and discover others you haven’t yet met.

All original-English Shakespeare sonnets in this collection were re-used with permission from Oxford University Press from Paul Hammond (ed.), Shakespeare’s Sonnets: An Original-Spelling Text (2012).

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