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Shakespeare: Web Sites

Books, electronic databases, and Web sites to start your research on Shakespeare and his works.

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Shakespeare-Related Web Sites

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare.     http://shakespeare.mit.edu/

Folger Shakespeare Library:     http://www.folger.edu

Folger Shakespeare Library Blog:    https://folgereducation.wordpress.com

George Mason University.  Open Source Shakespeare: an Experiment in Literary Technology.         http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org

   "Attempts to be the best free Web site containing Shakespeare's complete works." Intended for scholars, thespians, and Shakespeare lovers, includes the 1864 Globe Edition of the complete works and a concordance. Can search by keyword or by character. There is also an advanced search function.

Shakespeare @ about.com.     http://shakespeare.about.com/

ShakespeareHelp.com.    http://shakespearehelp.com/

ShakespeareHigh.com.   http://www.shakespearehigh.com/

      Helpful Web site for those creating lesson plans for teaching Shakespeare.

Understanding Shakespeare.  https://labs.jstor.org/shakespeare/

        Contained within the JSTOR database, this resource allows the user to choose a play, select a line of the play, and quickly see articles in JSTOR that reference the line. Play texts were digitized by the Folger Shakespeare Library.