Shakespeare and His Work - Handouts GK13 NW 08/9His Works [Alexandra, Fiona, Hedda, Lena S, Mona]
What genres of books did he cover?
▪All's Well That Ends Well ▪As you like it ▪The Comedy of Errors▪Cymbeline ▪Love's Labours Lost ▪Measure for Measure ▪The Merry Wives of Windsor ▪The Merchant of Venice ▪A Midsummer Night's Dream ▪Much Ado AboutNothing ▪Pericles, Prince of Tyre ▪Taming of the Shrew ▪The Tempest ▪Troilus andCressida ▪Gentlemen of Verona ▪Winter's Tale
▪Henry IV, part 1 ▪Henry IV, part 2 ▪Henry V ▪Henry VI, part 1 ▪Henry VI,part 2 ▪Henry VI, part 3 ▪Henry VIII ▪King John ▪Richard II ▪Richard III
▪Antony and Cleopatra ▪Coriolanus ▪Hamlet ▪Julius Caesar ▪King Lear ▪Macbeth ▪Othello ▪Romeo and Juliet ▪Timon of Athens ▪Titus Andronicus
▪The Sonnets (154) ▪A Lover's Complaint ▪The Rape of Lucrece ▪Venusand Adonis ▪Funeral Elegy by W.S
What are the most important works?
▪ Twelfth NightViola, shipwrecked in Illyria and assuming that her brother Sebastianhas died in the wreck, henceforward masquerades as Cesario, a man,to gain a position at Duke Orsino’s court. Orsino sends her to bring hislove Olivia a message, but Olivia dislikes the Duke. Instead she falls inlove with Viola. Now Sebastian appears because he was unharmed inthe wreck. Later on, Viola’s true identity is revealed because of thesimilarities between Viola and Sebastian. Now, Olivia falls in love withSebastian and Viola confesses her love for the Duke.▪ A Midsummer Nights Dream▪ Much Ado Nothing▪ As you like it
▪ HamletPrince Hamlet is visited by his father’s ghost and ordered to avenge themurder of his father by killing King Claudius, his uncle. After strugglingwith many questions, including whether the appearance of the ghostwas real and the revenge was right, Hamlet is killed like almost all theother main characters.▪ Macbeth▪ Romeo and Juliet
▪ Julius Caesar After his friend Cassius persuaded Brutus to join a conspiracy to killJulius Caesar, whose power seems to be growing too much for Rome’sgood, Brutus fails to convince the people that his reasons wereadequate. He and Cassius eventually commit suicide as they noticedthat Rome is (in their opinion) lost.▪ Henry IV▪ Henry VII