William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright and actor, 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".His extant works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays,154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, the authorship of some of which is uncertain. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.
·The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
This book collect the complete works of William Shakespeare, include comedies, histories, tragedies and poems, such as Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, King Lear, Othello, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Merchant of Venice,Henry IV, Henry V, Henry VI, Richard II, Richard III, The Sonnets, etc.
·As You Like It
Five-act comedy by William Shakespeare, written and performed about 1599 and first published in the Folio of 1623. Shakespeare based the play on Rosalynde (1590), a prose romance by Thomas Lodge.
Hamlet is a tragedy and it is the most famous play of Shakespeare. It is a man with contradictory,he had many chances to kill Claudius,but he hesitated,which reflects the religious thought poisons.
·Merchant of Venice
The Merchant of Venice is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1596 and 1598. Though classified as a comedy and sharing certain aspects with Shakespeare‘s other romantic comedies, the play is perhaps most remembered for its dramatic scenes.
·Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written early in the career of William Shakespeare about two teenage "star-cross'd lovers" whose untimely deaths ultimately unite their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays during his lifetime .
Shakespeare's sonnets are thought to have been written for a private audience across several years, before being published in 1609. The verses that compose the sonnets are often subversive, elusive, and intimate, shaping an erotic body of poetry in the pursuit of the depths and parameters of emotion.
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