There are a few sonnets which always stay with me - not written by Shakespeare, who is the person most people think of when thinking of English sonnets. The sonnet form has been used to tackle subjects from god to war. Read the latest English Culture article to gain a flavour of the rich tapestry of English sonnet writing.
Ask someone to name an English sonnet writer and would people will answer “Shakespeare”. Yet England has produced a wealth of poets who have tried their hand at the sonnet form.
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