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On Shakespeare and Aemilia Lanyer

Sandra Simonds

‘I gently propose that for the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death we stop reading Shakespeare and shift our attention to the poems of Aemilia Lanyer’. Sandra Simonds on Shakespeare and Aemilia Lanyer.

Sandra Simonds

Sandra Simonds is the author of four collections of poetry: Ventura Highway in the Sunshine, The Sonnets, Mother  Was a Tragic Girl and Warsaw Bikini. She is a professor of English and humanities at Thomas University in Georgia.

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