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Use[edit]

Links to Shakespeare texts at Internet Shakespeare Editions at University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

This {{Shakecite|Play code|Version code|Act|Scene}}

Displays as

Play code Act.Scene Version

{{Shakecite|Ham|EM|3|1|}} -> Hamlet 3.1 (EM)


Version codes[edit]

Version codes

  • M = Modern
  • F1 = First Folio, 1623
  • Q1 = Quarto 1, 1594
  • Q2 = Quarto 2, 1600
  • O1 = Octavo 1, 1595
  • E = Editor's version

Note: Not all works are available in all versions, some works appear in combined versions, e.g. Hamlet in EM, Q1, Q1M, Q2, Q2M, F1, FM.

Play codes[edit]

Play codes are as follows:

  • All's Well That Ends Well = AWW
  • Antony and Cleopatra = Ant
  • As You Like It = AYL
  • The Comedy of Errors = Err
  • Coriolanus = Cor
  • Cymbeline = Cym
  • Edward III = Edw
  • Hamlet = Ham
  • Henry IV, Part 1 = 1H4
  • Henry IV, Part 2 = 2H4
  • Henry the Fifth = H5
  • Henry VI, Part 1 = 1H6
  • Henry VI, Part 2 = 2H6
  • Henry VI, Part 3 = 3H6
  • Henry the Eighth = H8
  • Julius Caesar = JC
  • The History of Sir John Oldcastle – Old
  • King John = Jn
  • King John: A Burlesque = Abeckett
  • King Lear = Lr
  • King Lear (Adapted by Nahum Tate) = Tate-Lr_M
  • The Tragedy of Locrine – Loc_F3
  • The London Prodigal = LP_F3
  • Love's Labor's Lost = LLL
  • A Lover's Complaint = LC
  • Macbeth = Mac
  • The Merchant of Venice = MV
  • The Merry Wives of Windsor = Wiv
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream = MND
  • Measure for Measure = MM
  • Much Ado About Nothing = Ado
  • Othello = Oth
  • The Passionate Pilgrim – PP_O2
  • Pericles = Per
  • The Phoenix and the Turtle – PhT_Q1
  • The Puritan – Pur_F3
  • The Rape of Lucrece – Luc
  • Richard II = R2
  • Richard III = R3
  • Romeo and Juliet = Rom
  • The Taming of the Shrew = Shr
  • The Tempest = Tmp
  • Timon of Athens = Tim
  • Titus Andronicus = Tit
  • Troilus and Cressida = Tro
  • Twelfth Night = TN
  • The Two Gentlemen of Verona = TGV
  • The Two Noble Kinsmen = TNK
  • Venus and Adonis = Ven
  • The Winter's Tale = WT
  • A Yorkshire Tragedy = Yrk_F3

Acts, scenes, and prologues[edit]

Use numbers (1–9) for acts and scenes (not Roman numerals). For prologues, leave act and scene blank.

Line numbers[edit]

An optional fifth parameter may be specified for a line number, or a range of line numbers separated by an en dash (–).

{{Shakecite|MV|F1|1|1|119–121}} -> The Merchant of Venice 1.1/119–121 (F1)