William Shakespeare, 23 April 1564 – 23 April, 1616
A complete full-text listing of Shakespeare’s plays is available through The Complete Works of Shakespeare on the Web, maintained by Jeremy Hylton, with indexes and search features. Highly recommended. The Stratford-Upon-Avon InfoWeb has several pages of Shakespeare biography, as well as links to pages about his house and the area in which he lived. The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC has study guides for some of the plays. The Shakespeare Resource Center offers a brief overview of Shakespeare’s works and an annotated list of web resources.
Literati Bookstall has several editions of the Complete Works of Shakespeare available as well as various individual plays.