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March 28

Theresa of Avila is born on this day, 1515

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What literary work might Shakespeare have been surprised to see for sale in 1609?

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A copy of his own sonnets. In 1609 a manuscript of the sonnets fell into the hands of Thomas Thorpe, a stationer who played the part of a literary agent by picking up this floating "copy." He commissioned George Eld to print them.

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