Shakespeare

The approximate chronological order of Shakespeare's plays (some of the dates are

uncertain):


1 Henry VI (1589-1590, later revised)

2 3 Henry VI (1590-91)

Richard III (1592-93)

The Comedy of Errors (1592-93)

Titus Andronicus (1593-94)

The Taming of the Shrew (1593-94)

Two Gentleman of Verona (1594-95)

Love's Labour's Lost (1594-95)

Romeo and Juliet (1595-96)

Richard II (1595-96)

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1596)

King John (1596-97)

The Merchant of Venice (1596-97)

1 2 Henry IV (1597-98)

Much Ado About Nothing (1598-99)

Henry V (1598-99)

Julius Caesar (1599-1600)

As You Like It (1596-1600)

Twelfth Night (1599-1600)

Hamlet (1599-1600)

Merry Wives of Windsor (1597-1601?)

Troilus and Cressida (1597-1602)

All's Well that Ends Well (1602-04)

Measure for Measure (1604-05)

Othello (1604-05)

King Lear (1605-06)

Macbeth (1605-06)

Anthony and Cleopatra (1606-07)

Coriolanus (1608-08)

Timon of Athens (1607-08)

Pericles (1608-09)

Cymbeline (1609-10)

The Winter's Tale (1610-11)

The Tempest (1611, revised 1612-13)

Henry VIII (1612-13)


--The Poems--

Venus and Adonis (1592)

Lucrece (1593-94)

The Sonnets (1593-1600)

The Phoenix and Turtle (1601)

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