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William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) - 23 April 1616) was an English poet and playwright, 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.
  • Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
  • JoinedJuly 3, 2013

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Shakespeare's 154 Sonnets ( Complete ) by WilliamShakespeare
Shakespeare's 154 Sonnets ( Complete ) #366 in Poetry
Shakespeare's Sonnets is the title of a collection of 154 sonnets by William Shakespeare, which covers themes such as the passage of time, love, beauty and mortality. The first 126 sonnets are addressed to a young...
Hamlet by WilliamShakespeare
Hamlet #38 in Classics
Set in the Kingdom of Denmark, "Hamlet" dramatizes the revenge Prince Hamlet exacts on his uncle Claudius for murdering King Hamlet, Claudius's brother and Prince Hamlet's father, and then succeeding to t...
Othello by WilliamShakespeare
Othello #60 in Classics
"Othello" revolves around four central characters: Othello, a Moorish general in the Venetian army; his new wife, Desdemona; his lieutenant, Cassio; and his trusted ensign, Iago. Cover done by @Lillian_Jo...
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