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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
Office Hours

You can email me or use the above automated scheduled to set an appointment. I also hold regular drop-in (no appointment necessary) office hours during the Spring and Fall semesters.

The Lux Cafe in the Armstrong Center
From 1-2:50 on Tuesdays

Williams Hall
Room 241 from 1-2:50 on Wednesdays.

See below for a list of dates when, due to teaching appointments or other reasons my usual office hours will be cancelled:

Contact:
205 King Library
151 S. Campus Avenue
Oxford, OH 45056
513-529-8494
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