12 Best Shakespeare Works & Criticism

List Updated December 2019

Bestselling Shakespeare Works & Criticism in 2019


The Complete Works of Shakespeare

The Complete Works of Shakespeare
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2019

The Oxford Shakespeare: The Complete Works, 2nd Edition

The Oxford Shakespeare: The Complete Works, 2nd Edition
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2019
  • Oxford University Press USA

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Knickerbocker Classics)

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Knickerbocker Classics)
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2019
  • Race Point Publishing

The New Oxford Shakespeare: Modern Critical Edition: The Complete Works

The New Oxford Shakespeare: Modern Critical Edition: The Complete Works
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2019

Oakshot Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Illustrated, Inline Footnotes) (Classics Book 4)

Oakshot Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Illustrated, Inline Footnotes) (Classics Book 4)
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2019

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (37 plays, 160 sonnets and 5 Poetry Books With Active Table of Contents)

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (37 plays, 160 sonnets and 5 Poetry Books With Active Table of Contents)
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2019

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]: Actor's Edition

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]: Actor's Edition
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2019
  • The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] Applause Books Softcover by Jess Winfield
  • To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Reduced Shakespeare Company's classic farce, two of its original writer/performers (Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield) have thoroughly revised the show to bring it up to date for 21st-century audiences, incorporating some of the funniest material from the numerous amateur and professional productions that have been performed around the world
  • The cultural touchstone that is The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) was born when three inspired, charismatic comics, having honed their pass-the-hat act at Renaissance fairs, premiered their preposterous masterwork at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1987
  • It quickly became a worldwide phenomenon, earning the title of London's second-longest-running comedy after a decade at the Criterion Theatre
  • The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) is one of the world's most frequently produced plays, and has been translated into several dozen languages

The Complete Works of Shakespeare

The Complete Works of Shakespeare
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2019

The Globe Illustrated Shakespeare: The Complete Works Annotated

The Globe Illustrated Shakespeare: The Complete Works Annotated
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2019

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2019
  • In this volum the Plays are arranged in the chronological order of their composition. Naturally, no claim to finality is made in a subject so beset with difficulties
  • but the sequence may not be taken as fairly representing the general results of recent research.
  • The time-honored division into Comedies, Histories and Tragedies, dating from the First Folio and since universally followed, has been abandoned, in the belief that there were room and need for an edition that should enable readers to approach the body of the plays, not as a static monument of achievement, but as a vital and growing organism revealing the evolution of the poet's personality and genius.

Asimov's Guide to Shakespeare: A Guide to Understanding and Enjoying the Works of Shakespeare

Asimov's Guide to Shakespeare: A Guide to Understanding and Enjoying the Works of Shakespeare
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2019

Pop-up Shakespeare: Every Play and Poem in Pop-up 3-D

Pop-up Shakespeare: Every Play and Poem in Pop-up 3-D
BESTSELLER NO. 12 in 2019

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