Opening Soon…

Remembering Shakespeare – exhibition and exhibition blog – will open on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, at Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.  Until then, for now, have a peek; read a sonnet.

Click on this link to open a scanned copy of the first edition of Shakespeare’s Sonnets (London, 1609), from the collections of Yale University’s Elizabethan Club.

Here, a seventeenth-century reader’s copy of the Second Sonnet, in among the other poems held in his or her notebook:

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Come back on Wednesday for the opening of Remembering Shakespeare, a Shake-a-day exploration of Yale University’s extraordinary collections on Shakespeare, on display at the Beinecke Library, February 1 – June 4, 2012.

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