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What is it?

Is it a tragedy, a history, a romance or a comedy? Click on the link to see what plays fall in the following categories.

Sonnets and Poems


  • The Comedy of Errors
  • The Taming of the Shrew
  • The Two Gentlemen of Verona
  • Love's Labor's Lost
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • The Merchant of Venice
  • The Merry Wives of Windsor
  • Much Ado About Nothing
  • As You Like It
  • Twelfth Night, Or What You Will
  • The History of Troilus and Cressida
  • All's Well That Ends Well
  • Measure for Measure



  • Henry the Sixth, Part 1
  • Henry the Sixth, Part 2
  • Henry the Sixth, Part 3
  • Richard the Third
  • The Life and Death of King John
  • Richard the Second
  • Henry the Fourth, Part 1
  • Henry the Fourth, Part 2
  • The Life of Henry the Fifth
  • The Life of Henry the Eighth



  • Titus Andronicus
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Julius Caesar
  • Hamlet
  • Othello
  • King Lear
  • Macbeth
  • Anthony and Cleopatra
  • Coriolanus
  • Timon of Athens



  • Pericles
  • Cymbeline
  • The Winter's Tale
  • The Tempest
  • The Two Noble Kinsmen


Sonnets and Poems

  • Venus and Adonis
  • The Rape of Lucrece
  • The Sonnets
  • A Lover's Complaint
  • The Passionate Pilgrim
  • The Phoenix and the Turtle

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