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Shakespeare's World: Home

This guide will help you find resources on Shakespeare's work, life, and times.

Life in Shakespeare's England

Shakespeare's World

From John Speed's The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine, 1611

Cambridge University Library

Databases: Primary Sources

Databases: Secondary Sources

Databases for Theatre Research

  • Humanities International Complete 
  • Literature Online (LION) 
    A fully searchable library of more than 300,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, plus biographies, bibliographies and key secondary sources.
  • Music Periodicals Database
    Provides indexing and abstracts for several hundred international music periodicals from over 20 countries, plus full-text for more than 140 of the indexed journals.

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