Shakespeare's Work

There is not complete agreement between scholars on a comprehensive list of Shakespeare’s work, or the extent of his collaboration with other writers. The list below is based on the attributions in the New Cambridge Library.


  1. A Comedy of Errors
  2. All’s Well that Ends Well
  3. A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  4. Anthony and Cleopatra
  5. As You Like It
  6. Cardenio (recently found, not in New Cambridge edition)
  7. Coriolanus
  8. Cymbeline
  9. Edward III (recently re-evaluated as Shakespeare’s)
  10. Hamlet
  11. Henry IV Part 1
  12. Henry IV Part 2
  13. Henry V
  14. Henry VI Part 1 (possibly multiple writers)
  15. Henry VI Part 2
  16. Henry VI Part 3
  17. Henry VIII (with John Fletcher)
  18. Julius Caesar
  19. King John (with John Fletcher)
  20. King Lear
  21. Love’s Labour’s Lost
  22. Macbeth (possibly some revision by Thomas Middleton)
  23. Measure for Measure (possibly some revision by Thomas Middleton)
  24. Much Ado about Nothing
  25. Othello
  26. Pericles (with George Wilkins)
  27. Richard II
  28. Richard III
  29. Romeo and Juliet
  30. Timon of Athens
  31. Titus Andronicus
  32. The Merchant of Venice
  33. The Merry Wives of Windsor
  34. The Taming of the Shrew
  35. The Tempest
  36. Troilus and Cressida
  37. Twelfth Night
  38. Two Gentlemen of Verona
  39. Two Noble Kinsmen (with John Fletcher)


  1. Venus and Adonis
  2. The Rape of Lucrece
  3. The Sonnets
  4. The Phoenix and the Turtle
  5. The Lover’s Complaint