Explore
Shakespeare’s works
like never before

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Shakespeare’s
words
The online version of the
best-selling glossary and
language companion.
or use Advanced Search
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ShakespearesWords.com


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David & Ben Crystal

Guided tours

The following short video tutorials will help you use
ShakespearesWords.com quickly, effectively and easily.

Tour Simple Search
with David Crystal

Tour Glossary
with David Crystal

Tour Circles
with David Crystal

Tour Plays and Poems
with David Crystal

Tour Advanced Search
with David Crystal

Tour Starting Points
with David Crystal

 

Some of our new features

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  • Compare the Folio or Quarto with the Shakespeare's Words modern edition...
  • The Circles in Shakespeare's Words are now interactive click on a Character name to reveal the Part...
  • The Shakespeare's Words Glossary now auto-completes just start typing a word...
 
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