Text abbreviations

Here are all the abbreviations we use for the title of Shakespeare's plays and poems. 

AC Antony and Cleopatra
AW All’s Well That Ends Well
AYL As You Like It
CE The Comedy of Errors
Cor Coriolanus
Cym Cymbeline
E3 King Edward III
Ham Hamlet
1H4 Henry IV Part 1
2H4 Henry IV Part 2
H5 Henry V
1H6 Henry VI Part 1
2H6 Henry VI Part 2
3H6 Henry VI Part 3
H8 Henry VIII
JC Julius Caesar
KJ King John
KL King Lear
LLL Love’s Labour’s Lost
LC A Lover’s Complaint
Luc The Rape of Lucrece
MA Much Ado About Nothing
Mac Macbeth
MM Measure for Measure
MND A Midsummer Night’s Dream
MV The Merchant of Venice
MW The Merry Wives of Windsor
Oth Othello
PP The Passionate Pilgrim
Per Pericles
Phoen The Phoenix and Turtle
R2 Richard II
R3 Richard III
RJ Romeo and Juliet
Sonn Sonnets
Tem The Tempest
Tim Timon of Athens
Tit Titus Andronicus
TC Troilus and Cressida
TN Twelfth Night
TG The Two Gentlemen of Verona
TNK The Two Noble Kinsmen
TS The Taming of the Shrew
Ven Venus and Adonis
WT The Winter’s Tale
 

 
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