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Author Didriksen, Erik, author.

Title Pop sonnets : Shakespearean spins on your favorite songs / by Erik Didriksen.

Publication Info. Philadelphia : Quirk Books, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch Non-Fiction    811.6 DID    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    811.6 DID    Available
Description 127 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
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Note Includes index.
Summary "The Bard meets the Backstreet Boys in 'Pop Sonnets,' a collection of 100 classic pop songs reimagined as Shakespearean sonnets. All your favorite songs are here, including hits by Jay-Z, Johnny Cash, Katy Perry, Michael Jackson, Talking Heads, and many others. With stirring sentiments on everything from love and despair to wanton women, 'Pop Sonnets' offers inspirational verse for every occasion."--P. [2] of cover.
Contents I. Sonnets of love -- II. Sonnets of despair -- III. Songs of time and mortality -- IV. Rogues, rascals, and wanton women -- V. Ballads of heroes.
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Parodies, imitations, etc.
Songs -- Texts -- Poetry.
Humorous poetry.
ISBN 9781594748288 (hardcover)
1594748284 (hardcover)

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