Pop Sonnets: Shakespearean Spins on Your Favourite Songs

Author(s): Erik Didriksen

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'One of the very best collections of pop songs written in the style of William Shakespeare that I've read so far this year!' 'Weird Al' Yankovic Think modern pop music is missing a little poetry? Prefer rhyme schemes to the club scene? Wait for the volta more often than the drop? If so, Pop Sonnets is the anthology for you. From ABBA, The Beatles and Michael Jackson to Beyonce, Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift, this witty and wonderful mash-up collection has a sonnet for every pop fan in your life.


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'Ever wonder what Taylor Swift and Beyonce would sound like in iambic pentameter? We hadn't either, but now we can't get enough' TIME 'From the Backstreet Boys' 'I Want It That Way' to Miley Cyrus's 'Party in the USA,' finally poetry nerds who love pop music have a home' Spin 'Move over, Romeo, the Backstreet Boys are Juliet's main squeezes now' Vanity Fair 'Amazing' Buzzfeed

Erik Didriksen is a software engineer, musician, sonneteer, and trivia enthusiast. He resides in Astoria, New York.

General Fields

  • : 9780008137199
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : Fourth Estate Ltd
  • : September 2015
  • : 203mm X 136mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : en
  • : 821.92
  • : 112
  • : Erik Didriksen
  • : Hardback