New Online Resource: The Shakespeare Collection.

The Shakespeare Collection from Gale, a new addition to the Libraries’ collection of online resources, brings together general reference data, full-text scholarly periodicals, reprinted criticism, primary source material, and full-text annotated works.  Researchers have access to:

  • The Arden fully-annotated scholarly editions of the complete works of Shakespeare, together with the introduction and appendices included in each Arden edition
  • Selections from Primary Source Microfilm’s Four Centuries of Shakespeare, The Prompt Book collections, which include content from the Folger Shakespeare Library Collection in Washington D.C., The Harvard Theatre Collection, The Shakespeare Library Collection in Birmingham, England, and The Shakespeare Centre Library Collection in Stratford-upon-Avon
  • The Gordon Crosse Theatrical Diary, which offers a rare eyewitness account of Shakespeare productions for more than 60 years
  • Major past editions of Shakespeare’s works, from the First Folio to the 19th century
  • Works by Shakespeare’s contemporaries and other works available during his lifetime
  • Full-text criticism on Shakespeare and his works and performances of his works formerly reprinted in Shakespearean Criticism
  • Full-text journals focusing on a range of literary and interdisciplinary topics, such as the Renaissance, Elizabethan studies, Early Modern English studies, film studies and more
  • Reference related to Shakespeare’s works, as well as social and historical context relevant to the study of the works and more
  • Photographs, line drawings, maps and other illustrations covering performance, theater and life and times
  • Biocritical narrative essays on Shakespearean actors, actresses and directors

Access The Shakespeare Collection from our Database by Titles list.
For questions or comments, please contact Niamh McGuigan.

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