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Number of Shakespeare’s plays

How many Shakespeare’s plays are there?

38

There are many controversies when it comes to the number of plays written by Shakespeare.  The main idea is that thirty eight is the generally accepted number.  The main idea is that recent claims have been made for King Edward III and Sir Thomas More.  Moreover, specialists say that Shakespeare’s complete works consist of 884,647 words and 118,406 lines.  This is definitely something.  Keep in mind the fact that the earliest play of Shakespeare is probably one of the three parts of King Henry VI.  It was written between 1589–1591.

This fact is verified on : November 17, 2014.





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