William Shakespeare changed the world through his poems and dramatic plays, which covered all human emotions, portrayed conflicts and inspired works of literature by authors around the world. Shakespeare was born in Stra... More »

Although there is some controversy about whether William Shakespeare actually authored all of the plays attributed to him, there is no evidence to support the belief that he used someone else's work. There are a number o... More »

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William Shakespeare is known most for his playwriting, but he also wrote 154 sonnets as well as a number of other poems. Born in 1564, Shakespeare is considered by many the greatest dramatist of all time. More »

Although there is some controversy about whether William Shakespeare actually authored all of the plays attributed to him, there is no evidence to support the belief that he used someone else's work. There are a number o... More »

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Although William Shakespeare is one of the most revered authors of all time, his biography is full of mystery and curiosity. His actual birth date is unknown, the correct spelling of his name is also uncertain and his pa... More »

Though scholars disagree about the exact number of plays William Shakespeare wrote, he definitely wrote at least 37 plays. Some of these plays were collaborations, though the exact number of collaborations is unclear. More »

There are three main categories that William Shakespeare's work can be divided into: sonnets, plays and poems. There are four sub-categories that the plays can be divided into: comedies, tragedies, romances and historica... More »