'My bounty is as boundless as the sea,
My love as deep. The more I give to thee,
The more I have. For both are infinite'
- 'Romeo And Juliet', II.ii.133-5
Shakespeare is the greatest poet on love for all time. From star-cross'd lovers and tragic jealousy, to unrequited passion and romantic courtship, this eternal subject is played out in his drama and poetry in all its infinite variety.
Bringing together the greatest speeches from across all Shakespeare's works, Michael Kerrigan's collection provides revealing and enchanting meditations on every aspect of the nature of love.