William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

The authorship of the plays attributed to Shakespeare is disputed. The other leading candidates are:
Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (1550-1604)
William Stanley, 6th Earl of Derby (c. 1561-1642)
Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593)

There is a nice mini-biography of Shakespeare with some additional information at the
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List of Works
[All's Well That Ends Well]   [Antony and Cleopatra]   [As You Like It]   [The Comedy of Errors]   [Coriolanus]   [Cymbeline]   [Hamlet]   [King Henry IV, Part 1]   [King Henry IV, Part 2]   [King Henry V]   [King Henry VI, Part 1]   [King Henry VI, Part 2]   [King Henry VI, Part 3]   [King Henry VIII]   [King John]   [Julius Caesar]   [King Lear]   [Love's Labour's Lost]   [Macbeth]   [Measure For Measure]   [The Merchant of Venice]   [The Merry Wives of Windsor]   [A Midsummer Night's Dream]   [Much Ado About Nothing]   [Othello]   [Pericles]   [King Richard II]   [King Richard III]   [Romeo and Juliet]   [Sonnets]   [The Taming of the Shrew]   [The Tempest]   [Timon of Athens]   [Titus Andronicus]   [Troilus and Cressida]   [Twelfth Night; or, What You Will]   [The Two Gentlemen of Verona]   [The Winter's Tale]   [Complete Works]  


All's Well That Ends Well (1603) [GBWW,htr]
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The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra (1607) [GBF,GBWW,htr]
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  • Modern Greek Multi-Format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg (Translated by Michael Damiralis)
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As You Like It (1601) [gbf(50),GBWW,htr]
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The Comedy of Errors (1593) [GBWW,htr]
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The Tragedy of Coriolanus (1608) [GBWW,htr]
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Cymbeline, King of Britain (1609) [GBWW,htr]
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The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1604) [GBF,GBWW,GI,htr,HC]
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The First Part of King Henry the Fourth (1598) [GBWW,GI,htr]
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The Second Part of King Henry the Fourth (1598) [GBWW,GI,htr]
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The Life of King Henry the Fifth (1599) [GBWW,htr]
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The First Part of King Henry the Sixth (1592) [GBWW,htr]
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The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth (1591) [GBWW,htr]
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The Third Part of King Henry the Sixth (1591) [GBWW,htr]
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King Henry the Eighth (1611) [GBWW,htr]
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King John (1597) [GBWW,htr]
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The Tragedy of Julius Caesar (1599) [gbf(50),GBWW,htr]
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The Tragedy of King Lear (1606) [GBF,GBWW,GI,htr,HC]
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Love's Labour's Lost (1595) [GBWW,htr]
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The Tragedy of Macbeth (1606) [GBWW,GI,htr,HC]
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Measure For Measure (1605) [GBWW,htr]
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The Merchant of Venice (1597) [GBWW,GI,htr]
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The Merry Wives of Windsor (1601) [GBWW,htr]
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (1596) [GBWW,htr]
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Much Ado About Nothing (1599) [GBWW,htr]
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The Tragedy of Othello, Moor of Venice (1605) [GBF,GBWW,GI,htr]
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Pericles, Prince of Tyre (1608) [GBWW,htr]
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King Richard the Second (1596) [GBWW,htr]
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King Richard the Third (1593) [GBWW,htr]
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The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet (1595) [GBWW,htr]
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  • Modern Greek Multi-Format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg (Translated by Demetrios Vikelas)
  • Icelandic Multi-Format (Flipbook, PDF, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at the Internet Archive; Rómeó og Júlía (Translated by Matthias Jochumsson)
  • Polish Multi-Format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg; Romeo i Julia (Translated by Józef Paszkowski)
  • Tagalog Multi-Format (HTML, EPUB, Text) at Project Gutenberg; Ang Sintang Dalisay ni Julieta at Romeo (Translated by G.D. Roke)
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Sonnets (1609) [gbf(50),GBWW,htr,HC]
Only Sonnet 116 is included in the GBF-50 list; GBWW and HC include a larger selection.
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The Taming of the Shrew (1594) [GBWW,htr]
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The Tempest (1612) [GBF,GBWW,htr,HC]
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The Life of Timon of Athens (1608) [GBWW,htr]
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The Tragedy of Titus Andronicus (1594) [GBWW,htr]
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The History of Troilus and Cressida (1602) [GBWW,htr]
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Twelfth Night; or, What You Will (1602) [GBWW,htr]
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The Two Gentlemen of Verona (1595) [GBWW,htr]
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The Winter's Tale (1611) [GBWW,htr]
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Complete Works [GBF,gbf(50),GBWW,GI,htr,HC]
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    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Leather Bound edition (Gramercy, 1990, 1248 pg.).
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Poems (Johnson) (c. 1750-80?)
An Inquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals (1751)
On the Origin of Inequality (1754)
Treatise on Good Manners and Good Breeding (pub. 1754)
A Dictionary of the English Language (1755)
On Political Economy (1755)
On the Sublime and Beautiful (1756)
On Taste (Burke) (1756)
Of the Standard of Taste (Hume) (1757)
Candide (1759)
The Prince of Abyssinia (or, Rasselas) (1759)
The Theory of the Moral Sentiments (1759)
Tristam Shandy (1759-67)
Confessions (Rousseau) (c. 1762; Pub. 1782)
Emile (or, On Education) (1762)
Rameau's Nephew (1762)
The Social Contract (1762)
Philosophical Dictionary (1764)
The Plays of William Shakespeare (Johnson) (1765)
A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy (1765? - 2nd ed. 1768)
Sorrows of the Young Werther (1774)
Common Sense (1776)
Declaration of Independence (1776)
Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776-88)
Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776)
Articles of Confederation (1777)
Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion (pub. 1779)
The Metaphysical Elements of Ethics (1780)
Critique of Pure Reason (1781)
The Lives of the Poets (1781)
Poems (Blake) (1783-94)
Prolegomena (1783)
Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals (1785)
Introduction to the Metaphysics of Morals (1785)
Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides (1786)
Constitutional Convention Debates (1787)
Constitution of the United States (1787; effect. 1789)
Anti-Federalist Papers (1787-88)
Federalist Papers (1787-88)
Critique of Practical Reason (1788)
Elements of Chemistry (1789)
Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation (1789)
Songs of Innocence (1789)
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