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Sample of Related History & Literature on Shmoop
- 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.
- 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.