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Route 66 and No End: Further Fortunes of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 66

Manfred Pfister
Published Online: 2013-02-08 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v10318-012-0007-5


At the SHINE-conference in Murcia in 1999 I claimed that sonnet 66 has been largely disregarded by Anglo-American critics whereas, in continental Europe, it has been frequently used as a medium of protest in crucial political situations. In the light of more recent findings I will revise this claim and draw attention to English poets and novelists from the Romantic period to Modernism reworking or working with the sonnet with a political thrust

Keywords: sonnet 66; rewriting; satire; literary reception

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Published Online: 2013-02-08

Published in Print: 2010-12-01

Citation Information: Linguaculture, Volume 2010, Issue 2, Pages 39–50, ISSN (Online) 2067-9696, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/v10318-012-0007-5.

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