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 How many sonnets did William Shakespeare write?

Answer English poet and playwright William Shakespeare (1564-1616) wrote 154 sonnets about love, beauty, time and mortality. The sonnets are numbered and organized into three categories: Sonnets 1 to 126 ... Read More »
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How many poems and sonnets did William Shakespeare write?

William Shakespeare wrote 154 sonnets, according to the Folger Shakespeare Library. The sonnets dealt primarily with romantic themes, and only 25 of the poems specify that the object of affection i... Read More »
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How many plays did William Shakespeare write?

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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How many tragedies did William Shakespeare write?

English playwright William Shakespeare wrote ten tragedies, according to PBS's Standard Deviants TV. These include "King Lear," "Romeo and Juliet," "Macbeth," "Hamlet" and more. The first tragedy S... Read More »
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How many poems did William Shakespeare write?

William Shakespeare wrote four poems: "Venus and Adonis," "The Rape of Lucrece," "The Phoenix and the Turtle" and "A Lover's Complaint." He also penned 154 sonnets--a type of poem that follows a ve... Read More »
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