Jan 122011

Sonnet 128
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

What is it about Shakespeare’s sonnets which so confounds editors, scholars and theater makers?  In this interview, master teacher Charles Tuthill tickles out the music of Sonnet 128.  Mr. Tuthill defends the verse… and delivers a passionate challenge to young actors.

Click here to view Sonnet 128.

Click here to view a fully scanned version of the text.

Jan 122011

What is a saucy jack?  What is a virginal?  Find out in this breakdown.

Master teacher Charles Tuthill’s lyrical deconstruction of Sonnet 128 illuminates the imagery, metaphors and wordplay at work in Shakespeare’s favorite poetic motif.

Click here to read Sonnet 128.