Augustan Age summaries - riassunti sull'età augustea

The dynasty of Hanover: a golden age
When Queen Anne died, George I of Hanover became King, thus a new dynasty succeeded the Stuarts. This dynasty would last (lasted) about two hundred years. Thus the so-called Augustan Age started.
The new King could not speak English and preferred Germany to England, which made him very unpopular.
This was a period of political stability and flourishing of the Arts. It was a materialist society in which trades were (considered) very important. Its

Shakespeare's sonnets - Short commentaries

In questo post troverete alcuni brevi commenti su sonetti di Shakespeare. Naturalmente provenienti dal polveroso archivio.


My Mistress’ Eyes

Shakespeare describes his lady using courtly imagery but she doesn’t reach that level of perfection.