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William Shakespeare

Plays |  Books About Shakespeare

Why include the works of Shakespeare at sacred-texts? The answer to this will be self-evident to some, and a mystery to others.

This site includes the works of several other dramatists, such as AeschylusSophoclesEuripidesKalidasa, the Noh Plays of Japan, and the Inca Drama of Ollantay. In common with Shakespeare, these great works of world literature illuminate the main themes of this site, as well as the human condition in general.

 Antony and Cleopatra
 A Lovers’ Complaint
 All’s Well That Ends Well
 As You Like It
 Comedy of Errors
 Julius Caeser
 King Henry the Fourth, Part I
 King Henry the Fourth, Part II
 King Henry the Fifth
 King Henry the Sixth, Part I
 King Henry the Sixth, Part II
 King Henry the Sixth, Part III
 King Henry the Eighth
 King John
 King Richard the Second
 King Richard the Third
 King Lear
 Loves Labour Lost
 Much Ado About Nothing
 Measure for Measure
 Midsummers’ Night Dream
 Merchant of Venice
 Merry Wives of Windsor
 Pericles, Prince of Tyre
 Romeo and Juliet
 Rape of Lucrece
 Titus Andronicus
 Troilus and Cressida
 Two Gentlemen of Verona
 Two Noble Kinsmen
 Timon of Athens
 Taming of the Shrew
 Twelfth Night
 The Winter’s Tale
 Venus and Adonis


Books about Shakespeare

 Folk-lore of Shakespeare
by T.F. Thiselton Dyer [1883]
A comprehensive reference to Elizabethan folklore and cultural references in Shakespeare and his contemporaries.