Outline of William Shakespeare

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the life and legacy of William Shakespeare:

William Shakespeare – English poet, playwright, and actor who lived during the 17th century. He is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon".

William Shakespeare's works[edit]

Shakespeare's plays[edit]

Shakespeare's plays

Shakespeare's tragedies[edit]

Shakespearean tragedy

Shakespeare's comedies[edit]

Shakespearean comedy

Shakespeare's histories[edit]

Shakespearean history

Shakespeare's poetry[edit]

Shakespeare Apocrypha[edit]

Shakespeare Apocrypha



Analyses of Shakespeare's works[edit]

William Shakespeare's life[edit]

Shakespeare's life

People associated with Shakespeare[edit]

William Shakespeare's legacy[edit]

William Shakespeare's influence – in addition to his works, Shakespeare's legacy includes the ongoing performance of his plays, and his influence upon culture and the arts, extending from theatre and literature to present-day movies and the English language itself.

Shakespeare memorials and monuments[edit]

Shakespearean phrases[edit]

Shakespearean theatre[edit]

Works about Shakespeare[edit]

Fictional works about Shakespeare[edit]

See also[edit]


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