VEP Shakespeare Collection

The following corpora are released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Before downloading the corpora, read about the format of the text files here, and about our text processing workflow here. Corpora are generated from Text Creation Partnership (TCP) XML files. Our downloads do not contain texts from EEBO-TCP Phase II, which will not be in the public domain until five years after the completion of the TCP project for Phase II.

Shakespeare Corpora

Shakespeare TCP (A11954)
A corpus of 36 Shakespeare plays, taken from TCP file A11954.

VEP Shakespeare Folger 
A corpus of 36 Shakespeare plays, based on Folger Digital Texts.