Complete plays, sonnets, criticism, reviews, images and theatre prompt books.
The Shakespeare Collection includes the Arden full-text, annotated scholarly editions of the complete works of Shakespeare, with introduction and appendices. Other major past editions of his works from the First Folio to the 19th century are provided. Also includes full-text scholarly journals in the fields of the Renaissance, Elizabethan studies, film studies, etc. The Gordon Crosse Theatrical Diary provides eyewitness accounts of 60 plus years (1890-1953) of Shakespeare productions in the United Kingdom. The database contains primary source material, criticism from the 17th century to the present and general reference data. There are also selected works by Shakespeare’s contemporaries, as well as maps, photos and other illustrations about Shakespeare’s productions, life and times. Biocritical information about Shakespearean actors, actresses and directors is included.
Use this database to answer questions like
- In what Shakespeare play is the phrase "The fault… is not in our stars, but in ourselves"?
- Can I find theatre reviews of "The Taming of the Shrew"?
- Where can I find information on the beliefs about witchcraft in Shakespeare's time?