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has anybody ever collected a list ofbooks whose titles were

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has anybody ever collected a list ofbooks whose titles were taken from lines of shakespear plays
Submitted: 4 years ago.
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Expert:  replied 4 years ago.


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No. Of course not. That would be...


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There are lists.


Actually, the answer I am going to give you is kind of more than you want, and at the same time, less than you want, but not really what you want.


That is a complete (as there is) list of works with titles from Shakespear


Broken down into every imaginable category except for e-books.


Here is a list specifically of Novels inspired by Shakespearean works.

Antony and Cleopatra

Joyce Carol Oates: New Heaven, New Earth

Eva Figes: Seven Ages

Francoise Sagan: Salad Days


As You Like It

Thomas Hardy: Under the Greenwood Tree



Richard Matheson: What Dreams May Come

Edith Wharton: The Glimpses of the Moon

XXXXX XXXXX Wallace: Infinite Jest

Peter Spence: To the Manor Born

Steven Berkoff: I Am Hamlet (play)

Monica Dickens: The Winds of Heaven

XXXXX XXXXX: Infants of the Spring

Philip K. Dick: Time Out of Joint

Nigel Balchin: Kings of Infinite Space

Isaac Asimov: The Gods Themselves

Aldous Huxley: Mortal Coils

Graham Greene: The Name of Action

Agatha Christie: The Mousetrap (play)

Georgette Heyer: No Wind of Blame

Tom Stoppard: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (play)

XXXXX XXXXX Wallace: Infinite Jest


Julius Caesar

Frederick Forsyth: The Dogs of War

Thornton Wilder: The Ides of March


King John

Charles Dickens: Twice-Told Tales

Nathaniel Hawthorne: Twice-Told Tales

Erle Stanley Gardner: The Case of the Gilded Lily

Stella Gibbons: Cold Comfort Farm


King Lear

Pearl S. Buck: Words of Love

Honoré de Balzac: A Father’s Curse and Other Stories

Francis King: Act of Darkness

XXXXX XXXXXnklater: Ripeness Is All

Isaac Asimov: The Gods Themselves

Peter Straub: Full Circle

Danielle Steel: Full Circle



Alistair MacLean: The Way to Dusty Death

Agatha Christie: By the Pricking of My thumbs

Ray Bradbury: Something Wicked This Way Comes

William Faulkner: The Sound and the Fury

Terry Pratchett: Wyrd Sisters

John Wyndham: The Seeds of Time

John Steinbeck: The Moon Is Down

Bob Shaw: Dagger of the Mind

Rachel Billington: A Painted Devil

Paul Bowles: Let It Come Down

Ambrose Bierce: Can Such Things Be?

Ellery Queen: Double, Double

Ted Hughes: Four Tales Told by an Idiot


The Merchant of Venice

Faye Kellerman: The Quality of Mercy

Erica Jong: Shylock’s Daughter: A Novel of Love in Venice

Frances Parkinson Keyes: All That Glitters



Georgette Heyer: Behold, Here’s Poison


Richard II

O. Henry: Sixes and Sevens

Richard Matheson: Bid Time Return


Richard III

John Steinbeck: The Winter of Our Discontent


Romeo and Juliet

XXXXX XXXXX: Not So Deep As a Well

Ford Madox Ford: It Was the Nightingale


The Tempest

Robert Bloch: Such Stuff As Screams Are Made Of

Aldous Huxley: Brave New World


Timon of Athens

Vladimir Nabokov: Pale Fire

Truman Capote: In Cold Blood

William Trevor: Fools of Fortune


Titus Andronicus

Irwin Shaw: Gentle People


Troilus and Cressida

Isaac Asimov: The Gods Themselves

Pierre Boullé: Not the Glory


Twelfth Night

W. Somerset Maugham: Cakes and Ale

Agatha Christie: Sad Cypress


The Sonnets

H. E. Bates: The Darling Buds of May

John Mortimer: Summer’s Lease

Anthony Burgess: Nothing Like the Sun

Marcel Proust: Remembrance of Things Past


And then I'd have to make a leap to tie that in with e-books.


If it's a modern work, then it is very likely an e-book, but I'd have to look each one up to be sure.


If it is not, then it has very likely become an e-book through the Gutenberg Project.


Or It's affiliates.


Let me know if the information I've given you is helpful. I'll keep digging if you'd like.

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