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English: Why Shakespeare?
Shakespeare Main Page
Othello - Dramaturgy
ProQuest Learning: Literature (ProQuest)
Collection of author biographies, contemporary criticism, reviews, and multimedia resources. Great for poetry readings.
SIRS Issues Researcher (ProQuest)
Find quality pro/con articles and great websites. Also click on the icon for Global Impact for a more international perspective on your topic. Use your planbook to find the home use username and password.
Academy of American Poets
BBC Drama: Shakespeare
Has great background and a really fun tabloid representation of gang war in Romeo and Juliet.
The British Council:Teaching English Shakespeare
Lots of fun stuff to help in your research about teaching Shakespeare to teens.
British Film Institure Guide to Shakespeare on Film
This document is a bibliography of titles about the history of Shakespeare on Film.
Debate.org: Should Shakespeare be Taught in Schools?
Some food for thought.
Folger Library: Shakespeare as part of the American Identity
Shakespeare from an American perspective.
Folger Library: Shakespeare in American Life - Shakespeare on Stage and Screen
May serve as additional inspiration for your essay.
Folger Library: Shakespeare in American Life - The American Identity
How did Americans come to embrace Shakespeare and make him relevant?
Folger Shakespeare Library Teaching Modules
Provides a TON of information on close readings of some of the passages you've sweated through in class!
The Huffington Post: Why do we Force Students to Read Shakespeare?
Blogger Rajat Bhageria is NOT a fan.
The Life and Times of Shakespeare
Internet Shakespeare Editions is like a shelf of books, each of which is listed in the navigational bar beneath the page header. Each book is divided into chapters dealing with related topics.
The New Republic: Ira Glass is a Philistine
In this online article, author Adam Kirsch defends Ira Glass's disparaging remarks, but writes that our inability to relate to Shakespeare indicates our own inability to engage abstractly with art.
No Sweat Shakespeare
A site, dedicated to YOU, the student who needs to figure out what Shakespeare is all about. A great source for quotes and Shakespearean language.
Royal Shakespeare Company
Links to information about social and historical performance history of Shakespeare's individual plays.
Royal Shakespeare Company 2
Links to information about Shakespeare's life and times.
Royal Shakespeare Company 3
Links to information about life in Shakespeare's London.
Shakespeare Behind Bars
Another take on Shakespeare: a project that trains inmates to produce Shakespeare and learn about themselves.
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust - Shakespedia
Learn more about the life and works of William Shakespeare
Shakespeare Resource Center
Provides some background and links to many other helpful sources.
Use your mcpsmd.net username and password to access your account.
Your teacher may create a class for your paper submission.
OWL - Purdue Online Writing Lab (MLA 8th Edition)
A source many teachers and professors recommend for each step of the research process using MLA guidelines.
E-Books (Gale / Cengage)
Elizabethan World Reference Library
Sonia G. Benson; Elizabeth Shostak; UXL (Created by)
Call Number: EBK 942.05 ELI
Publication Date: 2006-11-30
Shakespeare for Students, 2nd Edition
Anne Marie Hacht
Call Number: EBK 822.33 SHA
Publication Date: 2007-08-01
E-Books (Salem Press)
Critical Survey of Drama, 3rd Edition (8 Volumes)
Salem Press Editors (Editor)
Call Number: EBK 809 CRI
Publication Date: 2017-11-01
Nov 14, 2019 3:39 PM
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