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Shakespeare’s Words version 3.0


Pronouncing Shakespeare



Shakespeare’s Words version 3.0

The 3.0 version of Shakespeare’s Words is now available. An OP dimension is scheduled for 23 April 2021.

New features include:

  • The site now runs up to ten times faster than before.
  • All texts are shown in a First Folio or Quarto edition alongside the modern text.
  • All Folio & Quarto spellings of words are now in the Glossary.
  • The Circles showing the relationships between characters are now interactive: you can click on a name to see that character’s part in the play.
  • We’ve rebuilt the search engine, and added auto-completion functionality for word-search and character-search – start typing a word…
  • You can now search for words used by individual characters and in individual plays or poems.
  • With rebuilt advanced search function, it’s easy to see if a particular word is being used nearby your search word.
  • And most importantly, the site is now mobile-adaptive, so people can explore it on their cell-phone or tablet. Shakespeare’s Words is now pocket-sized!

In order to meet the substantial costs incurred in developing and maintaining this new site we introduced a ticketing model: after a limited free exploration, those who wish to carry on using the site can purchase access for a day, a month, a year, or longer.

April 23. 2018