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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet


by William Shakespeare

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  1. Shakespeare Biography
    When was Shakespeare born? When did he die? How many plays and sonnets did he write? And who was he, anyway? Find the answers to these questions (and more) in Shmoop's bio of the Bard.

  2. Book 4 of Ovid’s Metamorphoses
    Romeo and Juliet’s love story echoes that of Pyramus and Thisbe, which you can read all about in our summary of Book 4 of Ovid’s Metamorphoses.