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Alden, Raymond Macdonald, ed. Sonnets. Boston: Houghton, 1916.

Benson, John. Poems: Written By Wil. Shake-speare. Gent. Printed at London by Tho. Cotes, and are to be sold by Iohn Benson, dwelling in St. Dunstans Church-yard. 1640.

Booth, Stephen, ed. Shakespeare's Sonnets: Edited with Analytic Commentary. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977.

Budd, Thomas D., ed. Shakespeare's Sonnets, with Commentaries. Philadelphia: John Campbell, 1868.

Bulter, Samuel, ed. Shakespeare's Sonnets: Reconsidered, and in Part Rearranged with Introductory Chapters Notes, and a Reprint of the Original 1609 Edition. New York: Longsman, Green, and Co., 1899.

Burto, William H., ed. Sonnets. New York, 1964.

Bush, Douglas, and Alfred Harbage, eds. Sonnets. Baltimore: Pelican, 1961.

Collier, J. C., ed. The Works of William Shakespeare. The Text formed from an entirely new collation of the old editions: with the various readings, notes, a life of the poet, and a history of the early English Stage. By J. Payne Collier, Esq., F.S.A. Vols. 8. London: Whittaker & Co., 1843.

Dowden, Edward, ed. The Sonnets of William Shakespeare. New York: A. Appleton & Company, 1881.

Dyce, The Rev. Alexander. The Poems of Shakespeare. London: William Pickering, 1832.

Hadow, W. H., intro. Shakespeare's Sonnets and A Lover's Complaint. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1907.

Harrison, G. B., ed. The Sonnets and A Lover's Complaint. London, 1938.

Hubler, Edward, ed. Sonnets. London: Routledge and K. Paul, 1962.

Ingram, W. G. and Theodore Redpath, eds. Shakespeare's Sonnets. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1965. [is this 1964?]

Johnson, Samuel and George Steevens, eds. The Plays of William Shakspeare. In Fifteen Volumes. With the Corrections and Illustrations of Various Commentators. To which are added, Notes by Samuel Johnson and George Steevens. The Fourth Edition. London: MDCCXCIII.

Kerrigan, John, ed. The Sonnets and A Lover's Complaint. London and New York: New Penguin, 1986.

Knight, Charles, ed. The Poems of William Shakspere. London: C. Knight, 1841.

---. The Works of William Shakspeare; Containing His Plays and Poems, The Text of the Edition by Charles Knight: With Glossarial Notes; and Facts Connected with His Life and Writings, Abridged from William Shakspeare, A Biography. London: Charles Knight and Co., 1845.

Malone, Edmund, ed. The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare with the Correction and Illustrations of Various Commentators: Comprehending A Life of the Poet, and An Enlarged History of the Stage, By The Late Edmund Malone. With a New Glossarial Index. 21 Vols. (poems in vol. 20). London: Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington and others, 1821.

Maxwell, J. C., ed. Shakespeare's Poems. 1966.

Pooler, C. K., ed. Sonnets. The Arden Shakespeare. London, 1918.

Prince, F. T., ed. Poems. Arden edition. London and Cambridge, Mass.: Methuen and Harvard University Press, 1960.

Reed, Edward Bliss, ed. Sonnets. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1961.

Rollins, Hyder, ed. A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare: The Sonnets. 2 vols. J. B. Lippincott Company: Philadelphia, 1944.

Rowse, A. L., ed. Shakespeare's Sonnets: The Problems Solved. 2nd ed. London: Macmillan, 1973.

Seymour-Smith, Martin, ed. Shakespeare's Sonnets. London: Heinemann, 1963.

Shakespeare, William. Sonnets, 1609. Menston, Eng.: Scolar Press, 1970.

Shakespeare's Poems, Venus and Adonis, Lucrece, The Passionate Pilgrim, The Phoenix and the Turtle, The Sonnets, A Lover's Complaint: A Facsimile of the Earliest Editions. Published for the Elizabethan Club. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1964. [Introduction by James M. Osborn, Louis L. Martz, and Eugene M. Waith. Elizabethan Club Wright copy.]

Shakespeare Sonnets Being Reproduced in Facsimile of The First Edition 1609 from the copy in the Malone Collection in the Bodleian Library with Introduction and Bibliography. Intro. by Sidney Lee. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1905.

Shakespeare's Sonnets: A Facsimile. London: Jonathan Cape, 1925. [Copy in British Library Grenville collection. Intro. by A. T. B.]

Shakespeare's Sonnets; Reproduced in Facsimile by the New Process of Photo-Zincography in Use at Her Majesty's Ordnance Survey Office. From the unrivalled Original in the Library of Bridgewater House, by Permission of the Right Hon. the Earl of Ellesmere. London: Lovell Reeve, 1862.

Shakspere's Sonnets. The First Quarto, 1609, A Facsimile in Photo-lithography (from the copy in the British Museum) by Charles Praetorius, Photographer to the British Museum, etc., etc., with an Introduction by Thomas Tyler M.A., of the University of London, etc., etc. London: C. Praetorius, [n.d.].

Staunton, Howard, ed. The Plays of Shakespeare. 3 vols. London: Routledge, 1858.

Steevens, George, ed. Twenty of the Plays of Shakespeare, Being the whole Number printed in Quarto During his Life-Time, or before the Restoration, Collated where there were different Copies, and Publish'd from the Originals. By George Steevens, Esq. vol. IV. London: Printed for J. and R. Tonson, in the Strand; T. Payne, at the Mews-hate, Castle-Street; and W. Richardson, in Fleet-Street. M.DCC.LXVI.

Stopes, C. C., ed. Shakespeare's Sonnets with Introduction and Notes by C. C. Stopes. London: Alexander Moring, 1904.

Tyler, Thomas, ed. Shakespeare's Sonnets. Edited with Notes and Introduction by Thomas Tyler, M.A. London: David Nutt, 1890.

Walker, Alice, ed. Troilus and Cressida. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1957.

Wells, Stanley, ed. Shakespeare's Sonnets, and A Lover's Complaint. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1985.

Wells, Stanley, and Gary Taylor, with John Jowett and William Montgomery. William Shakespeare: A Textual Companion. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1987.

White, Richard Grant, ed. The Works of William Shakespeare. Vols. 12. Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1875.

William Shakespeare Sonnets. London: Noel Douglas, 1926. [Wright edition in the British Library.]

Wilson, John Dover, ed. The Sonnets. New Shakespeare. 1966: rev. edn., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1967.

Wyndham, George, ed. The Poems of Shakespeare. London: Methuen, 1898.


Bailey, R. W. "Progress toward a Dictionary of Early Modern English 1475-1700." In W. Pijnenburg and F. de Tollenaare, eds. Proceedings of the Second International Roundtable on Historical Lexicography. Dordrecht: Foris, 1980.

Barnstorff, D. A Key to Shakespeare's Sonnets. Trans. T. J. Graham. London: Trubner: 1862.

Boaden, James. On the Sonnets of Shakespeare: Identifying the Person to Whom They Are Addressed; and Elucidating Several Points in the Poet's History. Thomas Rudd: London, 1837.

---. "To What Person the Sonnets of Shakespeare Were Actually Addressed." Gentleman's Magazine. Sept. 1832: 217-221 and Oct. 1832: 308-314.

Bray, Alan. Homosexuality in Renaissance England. 2nd ed. London: Gay Men's Press, 1982.

Brown, Charles Armitage. Shakespeare's Autobiographical Poems: Being His Sonnets Clearly Developed: With His Character Drawn Chiefly from His Works. London: James Bohn, 1838.

Chalmers, George. An Apology for The Believers in the Shakspeare-Papers Which Were Exhibited In Norfolk-Street. London: Thomas Egerton, 1797.

Chambers, E. K. William Shakespeare; A Study of Facts and Problems. 2 vols. Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1930.

Clod, Random [Randall McLeod]. "Information Upon Information." Text 5 (1991): 241-81.

Douglas, Lord Alfred. The True History of Shakespeare's Sonnets. London: Martin Secker, 1933.

Drake, Nathan. Shakspeare and His Times. Vols. 2 London: Cadell and Davies, 1817.

Dubrow, Heather. Captive Victors: Shakespeare's Narrative Poems and Sonnets. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1987.

Duncan-Jones, Katherine, "The Non-dramatic Poems." In Shakespeare: A Bibliographical Guide. New Edition. Ed. Stanley Wells. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990. 69-82.

---. "Was the 1609 Shake-speares Sonnets Really Unauthorized?" The Review of English Studies ns 34 (1983): 151-71.

Ellis, Charles. The Christ in Shakespeare: Drama and Sonnets. 3rd. ed. London: G. Stoneman, 1902.

Fineman, Joel. Shakespeare's Perjured Eye: The Invention of Poetic Subjectivity in the Sonnets. Berkeley: U of California P, 1986.

Forbis, John. The Shakespearean Enigma and An Elizabethan Mania. American Library Service: New York, 1924.

Foster, Donald W., ed. Elegy by W.S.: A Study in Attribution. Newark, London, and Toronto: University of Delaware Press, and Associated University Presses, 1989.

Foster, Donald W. "Master W.H., R.I.P." PMLA 102 (1987): 42-54.

Goldberg, Jonathan. Sodometries : Renaissance Texts, Modern Sexualities. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1992.

Guidelines for Electronic Text Encoding and Interchange (TEI P3). Ed. C. M. Sperberg-McQueen and Lou Burnard. Chicago and Oxford: Text Encoding Initiative, Association for Computers and the Humanities, Association for Computational Linguistics, and Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing. April 8, 1994.

Hitchcock, Ethan Allen. Remarks on the Sonnets of Shakespeare; With the Sonnets, showing that they belong to the Hermetic class of writing, and explaining their general meaning and purpose. New York: James Miller, 1865.

Hubler, Edward. The Sense of Shakespeare's Sonnets. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1952.

Jackson, MacD. P. "Punctuation and the Compositors of Shakespeare's Sonnets, 1609." The Library. 5th series. 30 (1975): 1-24.

Kenny, Thomas. The Life and Genius of Shakespeare. London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, and Green, 1864.

Knight, G. Wilson. The Mutual Flame: on Shakespeare's Sonnets and The Phoenix and the Turtle. New York: Macmillan, 1955.

Knowles, Richard. A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare: As You Like It. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1977.

McLeod, Randall. "Unemending Shakespeare's Sonnet 111." Studies in English Literature 21 (1981): 75-96.

---. "A Technique of Headline Analysis, with Application to Shakespeares Sonnets, 1609." Studies in Bibliography 32 (1979): 197-210.

McGann, Jerome J. A Critique of Modern Textual Criticism. Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 1992.

Palmer, George Herbert. Intimations of Immortality in the Sonnet of Shakspere. Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 1912.

Partridge, A. C. Orthography in Shakespeare and Elizabethan Drama: A Study of Colloquial Contractions, Elision, Prosody and Punctuation. London: Edward Arnold, 1964.

The Passionate Pilgrime. By W. Shakespeare. At London. Printed for W. Iaggard, and are to be sold by W. Leake, at the Greyhound in Paules Churchyard. 1599.

The Passionate Pilgrime. Or Certaine Amorous Sonnets, betweene Venus and Adonis, Newly Corrected and Augmented. By W. Shakespeare. The Third Edition. Where-unto is newly added two Loue-Epistles, the first from Paris to Hellen, and Hellens answere backe againe to Paris. Printed by W. Iaggard. 1612.

Pequigney, Joseph. Such Is My Love. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1985.

Schoenbaum, S. William Shakespeare: A Documentary Life. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1975.

Smith, Bruce R. Homosexual Desire in Shakespeare's England : A Cultural Poetics. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1991.

Summers, Claude J., ed. Homosexuality in Renaissance and Enlightenment England: Literary Representations in Historical Context. New York: Haworth Press, 1992.

Vendler, Helen. The Art of Shakespeare's Sonnets. Boston: The Belknap Press of Harvard UP, 1997.

Weiser, David K. Mind in Character: Shakespeare's Speaker in the Sonnets. Columbia: U of Missouri P, 1987.

Wilde, Oscar. "The Portrait of Mr. W.H." In The Riddle of Shakespeare's Sonnets. Ed. Edward Hubler. New York: Basic Books, 1962. 163-255.

Wilson, J. Dover. Shakespeare's Sonnets: An Introduction for Historians and Others. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1963.

Young, H. McClure. The Sonnet of Shakespeare: A Psycho-Sexual Analysis. Menasha, Wis.: George Banta, 1937.