His surviving works consist of 37 plays, sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems.
Will's Quotes o' the Day picture credit: Folger Shakespeare Library William Shakespeare, in terms of his life and his body of work, is the most written-about author in the history of Western civilization.
His canon includes 38 plays, sonnets, and 2 epic narrative poems. The First Folio cover shown at left was published posthumously in by two of Shakespeare's acting companions, John Heminges and Henry Condell. Ever since then, the works of Shakespeare have been studied, analyzed, and enjoyed as some of the finest masterpieces of the English language.
It is all the more wondrous when one can study the works and see Shakespeare developing as a playwright right there upon the pages. Love's Labours Lost and the early comedies are the work of a gifted and clever author. Perhaps such plays alone would have earned him literary fame in later days.
The grandeur of a Hamlet or King Learhowever, is the work of a master who learned from his own writing and long practice. In his time, Shakespeare was the most popular playwright of London. He took the art of dramatic verse and honed it to perfection. He created the most vivid characters of the Elizabethan stage.
His usage of language, both lofty and low, shows a remarkable wit and subtlety. Most importantly, his themes are so universal that they transcend generations to stir the imaginations of audiences everywhere to this day.
His plays generally fall into four categories:Synopsis: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) Synopsis: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) Henry IV etc), complete with commentary and details of each character's rise and fall from power.
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