William Shakespeare is one of the world's most celebrated playwrights and poets, penning such famous works as Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, and many other plays and sonnets. Shakespeare reached national acclaim in his time, owning his own theatre company and performing in the Globe. His works have been performed on numerous stages throughout the years and have been seen by international audiences from the 1600's to present day. William Shakespeare's legacy is a body of work unequaled in Western civilization. His words have endured for 400 years and still reach across the centuries as powerfully as ever.
See our display in honor of Shakespeare's birthday in the stacks of the EGSC Library.