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Shakespeare's World: Home
This guide will help you find resources on Shakespeare's work, life, and times.
This work studies the complex impact of movements, costumes, words, scenes, music, and special effects in English illusionistic theatre of the Renaissance. *This title is available in print in Hodges Library Stacks and as an e-book.
The Historical Dictionary of the Elizabethan World provides its users with clear definitions and descriptions of people, events, institutions, ideas, and terminology relating in some significant way to the Elizabethan period.
This is the first encyclopedia to be devoted entirely to Tudor England. 700 entries by top scholars in every major field combine new modes of archival research with a detailed Tudor chronology and appendix of biographical essays.
From John Speed's The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine, 1611
More than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences. With a registered account you can also curate groups of images, share them, and download them directly into PowerPoint presentations.
Note: You do not need to log in to ARTStor on campus.
However, to download images you must register for an account. After you have registered for an account, you will have 120 days of remote access. After 120 days you will need to log in to ARTStor from a computer on campus--or through your library’s proxy--in order to reset your remote access for another 120 days.
Original source material from British and European archives for the study of history, literature, sociology, education and cultural studies from a gendered perspective. Includes manuscripts, printed works and illustrations. Topics include: Conduct and Politeness, Domesticity and the Family, Consumption and Leisure, Education and Sensibility and The Body.
Covers all visual arts worldwide from prehistoric times to present day. Over 45,000 signed articles with access to over 130,000 images. Provides access to an additional 100,000 images through the Bridgeman Art Library collection. Online access -- 5 simultaneous users
The resource features prompt books from the world-famous collection at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC. These prompt books tell the story of Shakespeare’s plays as they were performed in theatres throughout Great Britain, the United States and internationally, between the seventeenth and twentieth centuries.
A collection of selected scholarly journals in humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Most titles do not include the most recent 3-5 years. For more current research, search one of our general or subject-specific databases. NOTE: During the current COVID-19 situation, JSTOR has opened access to additional journals and primary source collections beyond the ones we already subscribe. This additional access will be through June 30, 2021.
Presents an entirely new consideration of all of Shakespeare's works, edited from first principles from the base-texts themselves, and drawing on the latest textual and theatrical scholarship. The online edition comprises the Modern Critical Edition (with modern spelling), the Critical Reference Edition (with original spelling), and the Authorship Companion.
A collection of British theater productions with interviews and detailed text analysis, Digital Theatre Plus captures the moments before the curtain rises and after the curtain falls, providing valuable insight into the play making process. By revealing the world of the rehearsal room, dressing room, backstage and beyond, their documentaries and interviews introduce theatre as a vibrant, exciting art form through a familiar and accessible medium.