Timeless Texts, Cutting-Edge Code: Free downloads of Shakespeare from Folger Digital Texts

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Title Last Updated Download Format
Folger Digital Texts - Complete Set October 4, 2017 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
All's Well That Ends Well July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Antony and Cleopatra July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDFDOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
As You Like It July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
The Comedy of Errors October 4, 2017 XML HTML PDFDOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Coriolanus July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Cymbeline July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Hamlet July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Henry IV, Part 1 July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Henry IV, Part 2 July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Henry V July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Henry VI, Part 1 July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Henry VI, Part 2 July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Henry VI, Part 3 July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Henry VIII July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Julius Caesar July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
King John October 4, 2017 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
King Lear April 21, 2016 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Love's Labor's Lost July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Lucrece July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT
Macbeth July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Measure for Measure July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
The Merchant of Venice July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
The Merry Wives of Windsor July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
A Midsummer Night's Dream July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Much Ado About Nothing July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Othello July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Pericles July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
The Phoenix and Turtle July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT
Richard II July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Richard III July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Romeo and Juliet July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Shakespeare's Sonnets July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT
Taming of the Shrew July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
The Tempest July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Timon of Athens July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Titus Andronicus July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Troilus and Cressida July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
Twelfth Night July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
The Two Gentlemen of Verona July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple
The Two Noble Kinsmen July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT
Venus and Adonis July 31, 2015 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT
The Winter's Tale April 21, 2016 XML HTML PDF DOC (w/o line #s) DOC (w line #s) TXT TEI Simple