The Dark Side of the Sonnets
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 2, No. 4. Thursday, 3 Jan 1991.
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 91 09:24:00 EST
From: "Ken Moyle.... aka Jose.... aka That CIS guy..." <
Subject: Nasty Rumours.... [Sonnets]
This may be old hat to some of the professionals in the field, but I
found it rather new and surprising: it seems that some of Shakespeare's sonnets
were written to a man.... something to do with two men and a woman in some sort
of love triangle (this from a friend of mine who is doing her MA in English at
Any comments? Is this just the latest, fadish over-analysis from bored
English critics, or is their good reason to reinterpret the sonnets this way?
....Ken, a curious biochemist