The Free Electronic Shakespeare Reader is a downloadable piece of software that you can install on any Windows computer, and instantly have all of Shakespeare’s 38 plays at your fingertips. No internet connection required; read plays at your leisure on any computer. An excellent study resource for any English Literature student. Provides in-depth full-text searching to all of Shakespeare’s plays.
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1. Word Count / Paragraph Count
2. Full screen mode for easy reading
3. Full play text searching
4. Easy navigation
5. Study Notebook – take notes on a play
7. Fast Loading
To install, simply double-click the ShakespeareInstaller.msi Installer file and follow the onscreen prompts.
Select the play from the left hand menu. Plays are organized by genre, and then alphabetically.
Once a play has been loaded, the right-hand side of the application will display a list of scenes that are associated with the particular play. Click on a scene to jump to that section of the play.
The functions on the bottom of the screen correspond to the following
Search the plays for specific keywords, phrases, or a specific quote:
Double click an entry to open it up in the main viewer.
Jot down notes about a play
When you click this button a form opens up that enables you to keep a journal or notebook of a particular play. Click the Save button to save the text.
Full Screen Mode
Clicking this will open up the play in full-screen, so you can get up close and personal with your favorite play!
Right click the text of the play to print!