I've listed all of The Bards works below, and linked to the transcripts if they exist.


A Midsummer Night's Dream - 1594
As You Like It - 1598 (complete up to Act 3, Scene 3)
All's Well That Ends Well - 1603
Anthony and Cleopatra - 1606
Coriolanus - 1608
Cymbeline - 1609
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark - 1601
Julius Caesar - 1599
King Henry IV, part 1 - 1597
King Henry IV, part 2 - 1598
King Henry VI, part 1 - 1592
King Henry V -1599
King Henry VI, part 2 - 1591
King Henry VI, part 3 - 1591
King Henry VIII - 1613
King John - 1596
King Lear - 1605
King Richard II - 1595
King Richard III - 1592
Love's Labour's Lost - 1593
Macbeth - 1605
Measure for Measure - 1604
Much Ado About Nothing - 1599
Othello, Moor of Venice - 1604
Pericles, Prince of Tyre - 1607
Romeo and Juliet - 1595
Timon of Athens - 1606
Titus Andronicus - 1590
The Comedy of Errors - 1590
The Merchant of Venice - 1596
The Merry Wives of Windsor - 1597
The Taming of the Shrew - 1591
The Tempest - 1611
The Two Gentlemen of Verona - 1593
Troilus and Cressida - 1602
Twelfth Night (What You Will) - 1600
Winter's Tale - 1610


A Lover's Complaint - 1591
Funeral Elegy by W. Shakespeare
The Passionate Pilgrim - 1597
The Phoenix and the Turtle - 1601
The Rape of Lucrece - 1593
The Sonnets - 1591 - 1594
Venus and Adonis - 1592

It should be noted that not all of these are complete. If anyone finds any of his works I've missed, or adds one please /msg me

Lord Brawl adds: Regarding the noding of Shakespeare's plays: After much scholarly debate, we have settled for now on the format 'Title ACT.scene' where ACT.scene are Roman numerals. If you don't like it, /msg me and we'll talk about it.

An Interesting fact about The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, is that the entire collection of poetry, comedies, tragedies, and histories weighs in at a mere 5.53 megabytes of data.

Broken down by type:
% du -k
2248     ./comedies
1569     ./histories
 266     ./poetry
1521     ./tragedies
5664     .

Shakespeare's entire works can be downloaded at ftp://rsug.itd.umich.edu/shakespeare or as a tarred zip file from ftp://rsug.itd.umich.edu/pub/users/cmessina/shakespeare.tar.gz

Shakespeare is not believed to have published anything himself; the first real collection of his plays was in the First Folio of 1623. This collection is incomplete by today's standards, as it doesn't include plays like Pericles, which he is believed to have written with others.

There are said to be at least two lost plays of Shakespeare's:

  • Love's Labour Won
  • Cardenio: recently a manuscript has come to light, bearing the story of Cardenio and written in a hand very similar--if not identical--to that of Shakespeare's will; some are willing to believe that this is his Cardenio, while others say it is simply an anonymous play.

Meanwhile, there are plays he is said to have collaborated on with others, and which are included in the Norton Shakespeare as authentic:

The following are plays which are attributed to Shakespeare, but which are believed to be by other authors:

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