n Shakespeare in Southern Africa - Speech and Performance in Shakespeare's Sonnets and Plays, David Schalkwyk : book review

Volume 15, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1011-582X



What is the secret of the vitality of Shakespeare's language, both in the plays and the sonnets? Has it got something to do with the inventiveness of the imagery, the ingenuity of the rhetoric, or the faithfulness with which it traces the contours of so wide a range of human experience? No, argues David Schalkwyk, it is that Shakespeare's words so much.

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