William Shakespeare's sonnets are responsible for some of poetry's most enduring phrases. Lines such as William Shakespeare's sonnet 18's
, Shakespeare's Plays
Shakespeare's plays form one of literature's greatest legacies. Divided into comedies, histories and tragedies, shakespeare plays have spawned thousands of performances, adaptations and films.
, William Shakespeare
Surprisingly for the world's greatest playwright, we actually know very little about Shakespeare's life. What few details we have come from church records, land titles and the written opinions of others. Very little is known about young Shakespeare.