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Literature in English: Shakespeare

Shakespeare Research

The great thing about doing research about William Shakespeare is that there is so much information out there about Shakespeare.  The bad thing about about doing research about William Shakespeare is that there is so much information out there about Shakespeare.  Fortunately there are some great resources that are specifically about William Shakespeare's life and writings.

If you want to browse Shakespeare books on the second floor of King, you might try the following range:

PR2700 - PR3100

Relevant subject headings include:

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616--Biography

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616--Characters--Women

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616--Comedies

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616--Criticism and interpretation

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616--Poetic works

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616--Political and social views

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616--Stage history

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616--Tragedies

When you do research on Shakespeare, you have several different options for doing research.  You might want to do research on his life, on specific plays, or historical research on the time period when he lived.

Shakespeare Resources

Historical Resources

New Shakespeare Resources

Print Reference Books

World Shakespeare Bibliography Guide

Your Librarian

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Mark Dahlquist
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Please feel free to email me at dahlqumj@miamioh.eduwith any questions, or to schedule an online meeting to discuss your research and reference questions.

During Miami's campus closure, I am holding online office hours, which you can visit by by clicking on this WebEx link. I am available during these regular online office hours from 1-2:50pm (EST) during the fall semester; feel free however to contact me to set up an an online consultation for another time.

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