Shakespeare Publications

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The Folger Shakespeare Library produces many resources that aid students, scholars, and enthusiasts alike in understanding Shakespeare's works and life. Browse our publications below or in the sidebar navigation to access Shakespeare's plays and poems online, discover audio resources, explore the latest Shakespeare scholarship, and more!

Folger Shakespeare Library Editions

The Folger Shakespeare Library Editions, designed to make Shakespeare's plays and poems accessible to all readers, are the most popular Shakespeare texts in high school classrooms nationwide. They are currently available for purchase in print and e-book format.

The Folger Shakespeare

Through the Folger Shakespeare, Shakespeare's plays and poems can be easily accessed for free online, including on mobile phones and tablets, and can be downloaded as PDFs. You can learn more about the Folger Shakespeare or go straight to the site and explore it yourself.

Shakespeare Quarterly

Shakespeare Quarterly is a peer-reviewed journal based at the Folger that is committed to publishing essays at the forefront of Shakespeare studies. Information about how to access and subcribe to the journal, how to submit articles, and other general information is available on the Shakespeare Quarterly homepage. 

Shakespeare Set Free

Shakespeare Set Free provides resources and classroom materials to help teachers introduce seven Shakespeare plays. The books can be purchased in the Folger Shakespeare Library's online store. 

World Shakespeare Bibliography

The World Shakespeare Bibliography is a searchable electronic database of Shakespeare-related scholarship and theatrical productions. It can be accessed through institutional subscription. 


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