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.

Folger Digital Texts

Through Folger Digital Texts, 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 FDT or go straight to the site and explore it yourself.

Folger Luminary Shakespeare Apps

Folger Luminary Shakespeare Apps enrich the Folger Shakespeare Library Editions with unique audio and visual resources designed for the iPad. The apps feature full audio recordings of the plays, expert commentary, images, and group sharing tools, and can be downloaded in the iTunes App store. 

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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