How many tragedies did William Shakespeare write?

Answer 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 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 »

When did William Shakespeare write"Macbeth"?

The precise date that Shakespeare wrote "Macbeth" is unknown. But, evidence points to 1606. This play is a tragedy that focuses on the nobility of Scottish lineage. King James I, the successor of E... Read More »

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 »

How many sonnets did William Shakespeare write?

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 »