Close-Reading of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 138 – September 30

Led by Michael Hansen, Department of English, and co-sponsored by the Renaissance Workshop, the Literature and Philosophy Workshop, and the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers (ALSCW).

The poem and a recommended essay (Edward A. Snow, “Loves of Comfort and Despair: A Reading of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 138,” ELH 47 (1980): 462-483) can be downloaded here:
Sonnet 138
Recommended Essay