Literature World Records

20 Records Found

04:14

Fastest Time To Recite "To Be Or Not To Be" Soliloquy While Shaking A Shake Weight

Thomas Anawalt

Thomas Anawalt recited Shakespeare’s "To be, or not to be" soliloquy from Hamletwhile shaking a Shake Weight in three minutes, 28.10 seconds. Anawaltset the record at a World Record Appreciation Society event held at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Dan Rollman and Corey Henderson were present as witnesses. [#WRAS18][]

United States

Fastest Time To Recite "To Be Or Not To Be" Soliloquy While Balancing On A Rola Bola On A Picnic Table And Juggling Knives

Chad Lunders

Chad Lunders recited Shakespeare’s "To be, or not to be" soliloquy from Hamlet in 41.21 seconds while balancing on a rola bola[] board on top of a picnic table and juggling knives. The record was set on October 3, 2009 at the Kansas City Juggling Festival[]. tag:RecordSetterBook01

01:07 United States

Fastest Time For Two People To Text The Words "O Romeo, Romeo, Wherefore Art Thou Romeo?" Back And Forth To One Another

Eliza Harris

Eliza and Emma sent and received seven text messages in 33.78 seconds quoting William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with the speech “O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?”

00:42 United States

Fastest Time To Recite The 66 Books Of The Bible In Order

Justin Landers

Justin L. recited the 66 books of The Bible in order in 21.38 seconds.

26:19 Zimbabwe

Most Shakespearean Sonnets In A Manuscript

Philani Amadeus Nyoni

Philani Amadeus Nyoni wrote a manuscript containing 306 Shakespearean sonnets.

07:56 United States

Most Books Published By A Teenager

Aaron Ozee

Teenage author Aaron Ozee published nine books. Learn more about his works here.

07:37 United States

Most eBooks Published By A Teenager

Aaron Ozee

Teenage author Aaron Ozee published nine eBooks. Learn more about his works here.

07:37 United States

Most Audiobooks Published By A Teenager

Aaron Ozee

Teenage author Aaron Ozee published nine audiobooks. Learn more about his works here.

07:28 United States

Most Poetry Collections Published By A Teenager

Aaron Ozee

Teenage author Aaron Ozee published nine poetry collections. Learn more about his works here.

07:25 United States

Most Print Books Published By A Teenager

Aaron Ozee

Teenage author Aaron Ozee published nine print books. Learn more about his works here.

03:49 United States

Youngest Bestselling Self-Published Poet

Aaron Ozee

17-year-old author Aaron Ozee published a bestselling collection of poetry titled "Ironic Perfection: Poetic Works of Aaron Ozee". The book was listed on the Kobo Books Bestseller List. Learn more about his works here.

03:33 India

Longest Poem About Nature Written In Hinglish

SHRIPAD VAIDYA

Shripad Vaidya wrote a poem about nature in Hinglish. The poem is titled "Nature's Nature One Mirage One True" and consists of 3,751 words.

01:43 Australia

Longest Love Poem Written To A Newt In Two Minutes

Jeremy Limn

Jeremy L. wrote a love poem to a newt consisting of 74 words in two minutes.

03:22 Australia

Longest Rhyming Fantasy Poem Written In Eight-Syllable Narrative Verse

Jonathan Goh

Jonathan G. wrote a 15,834-line rhyming fantasy poem in eight-syllable narrative verse. It is designed as a performance piece comprising three acts with 44 chapters. The poem is meant as a tribute to J. R. R. Tolkien's unfinished poem, The Lay of Leithian.

00:18 United States

Fastest Recitation Of Act 1, Scene 1 From Macbeth By Three People

Samuel Taylor

Cody Storm, Samuel Taylor, and Jason Epp recited Act 1, Scene 1of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth in 10.08 seconds.

00:54 United States

Fastest Time To Read Aloud Page 251 From Ulysses In A Prius

Prius Records

This record was set as part of Prius Records, a two-day event streamed live on the Internet. In a 48-hour period, URDB officials adjudicated 200 Prius-related world records. This was the most records ever documented in a 48-hour window, a world record in and of itself. The event took place in Los Angeles, California on March 30th and 31st, 2011. See all the records set at the event here.

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