How many plays did William Shakespeare write?

Answer The precise number of plays that William Shakespeare wrote is the subject of some debate. Scholars set the number at 37 plays--13 comedies, 10 histories, 10 tragedies, and four romances. A handful ... Read More »

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Why did William Shakespeare decide to write plays?

No one knows for certain why Shakespeare chose to write, but his success in the theater world of his time is probably why he continued in his writing career.Shakespeare's Early LifeShakespeare was ... Read More »

What year did William Shakespeare write his plays?

William Shakespeare wrote his plays from 1589 through 1613. Shakespeare wrote different types of plays throughout his career, including tragedies, comedies and histories. He also wrote poetry in th... Read More »

Where did shakespeare move in order to act in and write plays?

What else did William Shakespeare write besides plays?

Besides writing comedies, tragedies and history plays, William Shakespeare wrote many poems. Shakespeare's poetry included at least 154 sonnets and other poems such as "A Lover's Complaint" and "Th... Read More »