Description:Our Shakespeare section contains thousands of pages of content on the life and work of the world's greatest author, including eNotes to more than 20 titles.
|Folger Shakespeare Library
Description:Folger Shakespeare Library, located on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, is a world-class research center on Shakespeare and on the early modern age in the West. It is home to the world’s largest and finest collection of Shakespeare materials and to major collections of other rare Renaissance books, manuscripts, and works of art.
The library is known for its wide array of scholarly and public programs. These include plays, concerts, literary readings, family activities, and exhibitions, as well as numerous K-12 and college programs for students and teachers. Advanced scholars participate in a variety of Folger Institute seminars and colloquia. The Folger’s major publications include award-winning exhibition catalogs, the Folger Editions of Shakespeare's plays, and the journal Shakespeare Quarterly.
|Hamlet on the Ramparts
Description:Public website maintained by MIT’s Shakespeare Project. This site houses a collection of texts, images, and films relevant to Hamlet’s first encounter with the Ghost.
|In Search of Shakespeare
Description:PBS: "In Search of Shakespeare" is a four-part series exploring the life of the world's greatest and most famous writer. Surprisingly, it is the first time that a full-scale life of William Shakespeare has been attempted on TV.
The website includes many additional resources such as the section on Shakespeare in the Classroom.
Developed in partnership with the Folger Shakespeare Library, these classroom resources were designed around six thematic strands: Shakespeare's Language, Shakespeare on Film, Performance, Primary Sources, Teaching Shakespeare to Elementary Students, and Teaching Shakespeare with Technology. Under each theme you will find professional development strategies and lesson plans, a multimedia library of curriculum resources, and much more. Each component integrates the study of Shakespeare's greatest works with his life and the times that defined him.
Description:Dedicated to the study of the life and a reassessment of the reputation of Richard III and the study of fifteenth-century English history and culture
Description:A study guide for the complete works of Shakespeare. Recommended by The New York Times, the BBC, and the British Library. Features plot summaries, themes, analysis, glossaries, and much more.
|Shakespeare for Kids
Description:This site offers various activities for children and families, such as Word Jumbles, Weird Words, and the kid-popular Shakespearean Insults. The site also has fun facts into Shakespeare's life and times.
Description:Shakespeare Illustrated, a work in progress, explores nineteenth-century paintings, criticism and productions of Shakespeare's plays and their influences on one another.
Description:Provides free, original, and accurate information on Shakespeare to students, teachers, and Shakespeare enthusiasts.
|Shakespeare Oxford Society Home Page
Description:The purpose of the Society is to document and establish Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford (1550-1604), as the universally recognized author of the works of William Shakespeare.
Description:How to thrown and Elizabethan feast. Includes links to an assortment of recipes for Elizabethan fare.
|Stratford Upon Avon
Description:This site by the local tourist board includes a section on Shakespeare with pictures and information from his life in Stratford Upon Avon.