- Complete Works of Shakespeare
Complete Works of William Shakespeare is the standard name given to any volume containing all the plays and poems of William Shakespeare. Some editions include several works which were not completely of Shakespeare's authorship (collaborative writings), such as The Two Noble Kinsmen, a collaboration with John Fletcher, as well as Pericles, Prince of Tyre and/or Edward III.
In their 2006–2007 season the Royal Shakespeare Company committed to the performance of the Complete Works in a single year. In 1987 Adrian Hilton acquired a Guinness World Record for reciting the Complete Works non-stop, enduring 5 days without sleep.
The various editions of the Complete Works include a number of university press releases, primarily from Ivy league schools, as well as versions released from larger (and often prestigious) publishing companies. The Complete Works (especially in older editions) is often sought after by book collectors, and a number of binderies and publishing houses have produced leather bound and gilded releases for luxury book collecting.
Both mainstream and academic publishing companies have released multiple editions and versions of their own collections of Shakespeare's work, often updated periodically. Multiple editors contribute to the processes of laying out the Complete Works, and many times either the main editor, publishing company, or university's name is included in the title. (For instance, the Complete Works published by the Arden company is often referred to as the Arden Shakespeare, and the edition produced by Yale University called the Yale Shakespeare.)
- Arden - The Complete Works (Arden Shakespeare), The Arden Shakespeare Complete Works ("Arden Shakespeare")
- Black Dog & Leventhal - William Shakespeare: The Complete Works (4 vol.)
- CRW Publishing Ltd. - The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
- Gramercy - William Shakespeare: The Complete Works, William Shakespeare: The Complete Works [Deluxe Edition], The Globe Illustrated Shakespeare: Complete Works, The Globe Illustrated Shakespeare: The Complete Works Annotated
- HarperCollins - The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: The Alexander Text, Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Ed. 1-4)
- Longman - The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Ed. 1-6)
- Modern Library - William Shakespeare: Complete Works
- Palgrave Macmillan - The RSC Shakespeare: The Complete Works
- Penguin Books - World of Shakespeare: The Complete Plays and Sonnets of William Shakespeare (38 Volume Library) (38 vol.)
- Penguin Classics - The Complete Pelican Shakespeare
- Riverside - The Riverside Shakespeare (Ed. 1-2) ("Riverside Shakespeare")
- Wordswoth Editions Ltd. - The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [Special/Royals], The Complete Works of Shakespeare [Children's Classics], Complete Works of William Shakespeare (3 vol.)
- "Cambridge Shakespeare" (Cambridge University Press, Doubleday, Garden City, Houghton Mifflin, Octopus Books, RH Value)
- "The Oxford Shakespeare"
- "Yale Shakespeare"
- Best, Michael. Internet Shakespeare Editions, University of Victoria. (Accessed 11/29/06) 
- The Complete Works of Shakespeare, Fifth Edition, David Bevington, ed. Longman, 2003.
- The Riverside Shakespeare, Heather Dubrow, William T. Liston, Charles H. Shattuck, G. Blakemore Evans, Joseph Jay Tobin, Herschel Baker, Anne Barton, Frank Kermode, Harry Levin, Hallett Smith, Marie Edel, eds. Houghton Mifflin, 1997.
- The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), a slapstick speeded-up version by the Reduced Shakespeare Company (1987), cramming all the familiar bits into a single performance.
- List of works by William Shakespeare
- The Complete Works of William Shakespeare - plain vanilla text at Project Gutenberg.
- Forum with Complete Works of William Shakespeare translates to local language (tr.google)
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