37 plays, 154 sonnet and several long-form poems (that we know of) all make up Shakespeare’s considerable cannon of work. In this section of the NoSweatShakespeare blog we pull together all of our posts that relate to the works of Shakespeare, Bard of Avon…

Hamlet holds up Yorick's skull in front of him, about to recite the 'Alas poor Yorick' monologue
Shakespeare's Use of Mythology 3
Shakespeare's Use of Mythology 5

6 Literary Devices Shakespeare most used for dramatic effect

Many people think of William Shakespeare as the greatest creative writer in the history of English literature (though there are a number of other candidates), and there is good reason for that. His influence on subsequent writers – not only English writers – is far-reaching and profound.
Jeremy Irons as King Henry IV in Shakespeare history play