This William Shakespeare resources page pulls together a selection of original research and articles by No Sweat Shakespeare – from information about the man himself, to modern English translations of his famous Sonnets. Stay a while and explore….

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What is Shakespeare famous for?

Shakespeare had a very successful career as a writer and businessman working in the London theatre industry during the last decade of the sixteenth century and the first decade of the seventeenth century. Why Shakespeare remains famous after all this time, however, is that he wrote plays that are even more popular today than they were during his lifetime. The 37  plus plays that Shakespeare wrote or participated with others in writing are performed all around the world and the performances are attended by millions of people annually.

Is Shakespeare a pen name?

‘Shakespeare’ is not a pen name. William Shakespeare was the son of John and Mary Shakespeare. They were descendants of an ancient Warwickshire family. John Shakespeare was a glove maker and served the market town of Stratford-upon-Avon as an alderman for several years.