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1What is Shakespeare’s shortest known play?
Which play is Shakespeare’s shortest? The average length of a play in Elizabethan England was 3000 lines. With 1,787 lines and 14,369 words, The Comedy of Errors is the shortest Shakespearean play (based on the first edition of The Riverside Shakespeare, 1974). How to cite this article: Mabillard, Amanda. Shakespeare’s Shortest Play.

2What is Shakespeare’s shortest known play?
Read Shakespeare’s Frequently Asked Questions, What is Shakespeare’s shortest play? for free from the Folger Shakespeare Library! Full text, summaries, illustrations, guides for reading, and more.

3What is Shakespeare’s shortest known play?
A complete list of the plays in order of length. A complete list of all the plays in order, from longest to shortest. Shakespeare is usually spoken at the rate of 1000 lines per hour so you can get a rough estimate how long each play is in performance.

4What is Shakespeare’s shortest known play?
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5What is Shakespeare’s shortest known play?
The Comedy of Errors is the shortest Shakespearean play, with 1,777 lines.’s_shortest_play

6What is Shakespeare’s shortest known play?
Words. Play. Genre 30,557. Hamlet. Tragedy 29,278. Richard III History 27,589 Coriolanus Tragedy 27,565 Cymbeline Tragedy 26,450 Othello Tragedy 26,145 King Lear …

7William Shakespeare

‘Hamlet’ Considered by many literary critics to be Shakespeare’s greatest play, this deeply moving story follows Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, as he grieves for his father and avenges his death.Possibly based on Shakespeare’s personal experience of losing his own son, Hamnet, in 1596, this tragedy manages to explore the complex psychology of its young hero hundreds of years before the …

8Shakespeare’s plays

Shakespeare’s plays, listed by number of words List plays by genre alphabetically by number of speeches by date Total words in all plays: 835,997 Total plays: 37 Average per play: 22,595 Note: A “speech” consists of either words spoken by a character, or a stage direction — anything from a one-word shout to a long soliloquy.

9Shakespeare’s plays

A remarkable fact about Shakespeare’s plays is that scholars can’t agree on how many he actually wrote. Thirty-eight plays is the most popular hypothesis, but after many years of wrangling, a little-known play called “Double Falsehood” has now been added to the canon.

10What is Shakespeare’s shortest known play?
With 1,787 lines and 14,369 words, The Comedy of Errors is Shakespeare’s shortest play. The shortest of his tragedies (with 1993 lines) is Macbeth. Shakespeare Added May 19th, 2019 by oz 0 Share Report. Favorite this Trivia. In order …

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1First collection of Shakespeare’s plays sells for almost $10 million
The First Folio containing 36 of Shakespeare’s plays is one of only six known complete copies in private hands and had carried a pre-sale estimate of $4 million to $6 million. The identity of the buyer was not immediately known. Wednesday’s auction price …
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1  Famous lines from Macbeth — to help high school students studying Shakespeare’s shortest play
KING DUNCAN This castle hath a pleasant seat; the air Nimbly and sweetly recommends itself Unto our gentle senses. BANQUO If you can look into the seeds of time, And say which grain will grow and which will not, Speak then to me… MACBETH If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me, Without my stir. LADY MACBETH Yet do I fear thy …
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1Chronology of Shakespeare’s plays
limited setting (it is one of only two Shakespeare plays to observe the Classical unities) and the brevity of the play (Shakespeares shortest at 1777 lines)… of Shakespeare’s plays

2William Shakespeare
he wrote tragicomedies (also known as romances) and collaborated with other playwrights. Many of Shakespeares plays were published in editions of varying… Shakespeare

is Shakespeares shortest tragedy. It dramatises noxious effects of political ambition.[citation needed] James VI and I was patron of Shakespeares playing…