Shakespeare's Sonnets (version 4)


Read by Elizabeth Klett

(4.8 stars; 8 reviews)

Shakespeare's sequence of 154 sonnets deals with such themes as love, time, death, immortality, lust, and sex. The poems follow but also depart from the Petrarchan tradition of sonnets written by a frustrated male lover to an unattainable idealized female beloved. Shakespeare's sonnets are addressed to both male and female lovers: the androgynous "young man" and the alluring yet dangerously sexual "dark lady." (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)

(2 hr 28 min)

Chapters

Sonnets 1-10 9:26 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Sonnets 11-20 9:55 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Sonnets 21-30 9:28 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Sonnets 31-40 10:06 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Sonnets 41-50 10:00 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Sonnets 51-60 10:00 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Sonnets 61-70 9:37 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Sonnets 71-80 9:44 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Sonnets 81-90 9:44 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Sonnets 91-100 9:46 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Sonnets 101-110 9:40 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Sonnets 111-120 9:28 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Sonnets 121-130 9:24 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Sonnets 131-140 9:37 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Sonnets 141-154 12:55 Read by Elizabeth Klett

Reviews

Masterfully reading a master.

(5 stars)

Your voice control is something to be praised. I believe the art of speaking is a much under appreciated art, as poetry is a much under appreciated art. You have done both them very fine justice in your most lovely reading of The Sonnets. Master Shakespeare would be highly impressed had there been a librivox app in his lifetime.--Look for my sonnets one day, Ms. (or Mrs.) Klett. My pen name is Vincent Young.

amazing!

(5 stars)

Shakespeare read by Elizabeth klett!!! how awesome is that.