Read the complete works of Shakespeare.

Sitting in my “books to peruse” heap is a second-hand duplicate of the entire works of Will Shakespeare. Enable me to choose on the off chance that I ought to confer the time (most likely a year for me) to peruse it. Have you perused his entire works yourself? Is it safe to say that it was an extraordinary ordeal? Or, then again would a re-read of just the most renowned about six works get the job done?

Like most English speakers, I was coercively fed a couple of his plays and pieces in auxiliary school, and have seen a couple of film and stage adjustments, yet have never truly dove into the profound end of the pool.

posted by schrodycat to Writing and Language (26 answers total) 14 clients denoted this as a top choice

In case you’re anticipating telling individuals that you read the entire works of Shakespeare, at that point totally. In case you’re a researcher or instructor or something to that affect, at that point perhaps. In the event that neither of these apply, at that point presumably not. I mean, Troilus and Cressida? Timon of Athens?

posted by box at 12:46 PM on August 2, 2008

On the off chance that you haven’t the time, at that point don’t trouble. Not all the plays are topnotch. You should, maybe, read a couple of plays in the “classes” of comedies, tragedies, histories, and no less than one of the late plays- – tragi-comedies, ie, Winter’s Tale or Cymeline or The Tempest.

(truly: I have perused them all..they are eminent however no one but you can modify your life however bits of knowledge from others may help. Best proposal: every once in a while read so anyone might hear for the most ideal approach to appreciate




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