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Procession of Characters from Shakespeare's Plays, Unknown Artist; Formerly Attributed to Daniel Maclise
Merchant of Venice Criticism
The History Behind Macbeth
The Holinshed Project
A Historical record of Macbeth and Banquo, and their encounter with the three witches.
Featured Shakespeare Reference Works
A Complete Concordance to Shakespeare by
Call Number: PR2892 .B34 1960
Publication Date: 1969
A complete concordance or verbal index to words, phrases and passages in the dramatic works of Shakespeare. There is also a supplementary concordance to the poems.
Shakespeares Words by
Call Number: PR2892 .C78 2002
Publication Date: 2002
This book is for people who love Shakespeare, or love language, or both. David Crystal, one of the world's foremost authorities on the English language, with his actor son, Ben, have taken a fresh look at the vocabulary of Shakespeare's poems and plays and compiled a glossary of nearly 14,000 words and meanings.
Shakespeare Lexicon and Quotation Dictionary by
Call Number: PR2892 .S4 1968
Publication Date: 1968
In more than 300 years of Shakespearean scholarship, only one book, the famous "Shakespeare Lexicon and Quotation Dictionary," has investigated the meaning of every word that Shakepeare wrote.
The First Folio
The First Folio
The First Folio, in its entirety, made available by Folger Digital Texts.
The History of Shakespeare
Figures, Tropes, and Scansion
Instruction guide from the College of the Holy Cross
Figures of Speech
An explanation and categorization of schemes and tropes.
An explanation of scansion and how to read it. Includes Shakespeare's complete works prescanned.
Ophelia's Ovations: Painting the Girl Behind the Grief
Folger Digital Texts of Shakespeare
Folger "Shakespeare Unlimited" Podcasts
Shakespeare Insult Generator
Sonnets in Action
The Sonnet Project
The Sonnet Project melds the poetry of the city with the poetry of the bard in an effort to apply his verse to the modern world. The site contains videos of each of the 154 sonnets, interpreted by various actors, and filmed in unique locations throughout New York.