SHAKESPEARE AND THE RENAISSANCE

20 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know about Hamlet -- ...or maybe you did.
20 Words We Owe to William Shakespeare -- Here are 20 examples of words we can thank Shakespeare for.
Absolute Shakespeare -- the essential resource for William Shakespeare's plays, sonnets, poems, quotes, biography and the legendary Globe Theatre.
A Conversation with Sir Ian McKellen -- about Shakespeare, Richard III, and Richard's opening speech.
Acting Shakespeare -- The working script prepared by stage manager Johnny Handy for the USA tour of 1987, which was the basis for all later performances.
Approaching Shakespeare -- A series of lectures focusing on a single play by Shakespeare aiming to show the variety of different ways we might understand Shakespeare, the kinds of evidence that might be used to strengthen our critical analysis, and, above all, the enjoyable and unavoidable fact that Shakespeare's plays tend to generate our questions rather than answer them.
Background to the Study of English Theatre -- (self-explanatory)
Bandana Shakespeare Series: Directors Playbooks -- All you need to produce a Shakespeare play: college, high school, amateur, civic, or professional.
BardBox -- A selection of the best and most interesting examples of original Shakespeare-related videos available on YouTube and other online sources.
BardWIRE - the Shakespeare Exchange -- TA virtual meeting place for all who want to share the world of Shakespeare.
Blogging Shakespeare -- Embracing Shakespearean conversation in a digital age.
British Shakespeare Association -- A professional association of teachers, researchers, theatre practitioners, writers and enthusiasts whose aims are educational � �to promote and foster a better understanding of Shakespeare and his work
Complete Works of William Shakespeare -- The Web's first edition of the Complete Works of William Shakespeare offering Shakespeare's plays and poetry to the Internet community since 1993.
Center for Learning -- Shakespeare Lesson Plans.
Community Shakespeare -- Using theatre as the means and Shakespeare as the inspiration, CSC invites all local students to participate in two different theatrical productions annually, one geared toward students in grades 3-7, another toward grades 7-12.
Designing Shakespeare Collections -- Enormous image collection organized by play as well as audio and video interviews with designers.
Early Modern London Theatres -- Lets you see what direct use has been made, over the last four centuries, of pre-1642 documents related to professional performance in purpose-built theatres and other permanent structures in the London area and tells you who used them, and when, and where you can find evidence of that use.
Elizabethan Theatre, The -- the text of a lecture by Professor Hilda D. Spear (University of Dundee).
Essays on Shakespeare -- General essays on a variety of Shakespearean topics.
Explore Shakespeare -- terrific interactive behind-the-scenes video of the Globe Theatre.
Alan Tarica explores the sonnets of William Shakespeare -- an article by Bob Taylor, Communities Digital News.
Folger Luminary Shakespeare iPad App -- an interactive reading experience that enriches the Folger Shakespeare Editions with full audio recordings by professional actors, expert commentaries from leading scholars and teachers, illuminating images and video, robust authoring and sharing tools.
Folger Shakespeare Library Teach and Learn -- Our growing online teaching resources provide Shakespeare lesson plans and other materials for teachers nationwide and around the world, including audio and video podcasts, our popular Teachers' Lounge forum (look for it under Teaching Resources at left), and an expanding list of web features. Meanwhile, Shakespeare for Kids offers plenty of Shakespeare-related games, activities, and creative fun.
Folger Library youtube Channel -- Trailers ,exhibitions, lectures, demonstration videos.
Good Tickle Brain -- An eclectic collection of mostly Shakespeare-related comics and other miscellany.
Hamlet Haven -- This website hopes to assist in the navigation of Hamlet scholarship. It groups together scholarly publications that use similar approaches and that treat similar subjects--translating the overwhelming into the maneuverable.
Hamlet Line By Line -- So, what is the question? For me personally, the question is: How do I solve a problem like Hamlet? For visitors, the question(s) might be, What does Hamlet mean in the twenty-first century? In a post-modern or post-human society? In the Great White North? Take your pick, and dive in! The waters are deep indeed.ications that use similar approaches and that treat similar subjects--translating the overwhelming into the maneuverable.
Handbook of Rhetorical Devices -- This book contains definitions and examples of more than sixty traditional rhetorical devices, many of which Shakespeare used in his writing.
Henslowe-Allen Digitisation Project -- the members of the Henslowe-Alleyn Digitisation Project hope that making the manuscripts themselves available as photographic images will encourage further study and use of this very rich resource not just by literary, theatrical and manuscripts scholars, economic, social and regional historians and archaeologists but students, actors, directors and other theatre personnel, as well as all members of the general population of readers who are interested in the greatest age of English professional drama and theatrical production.
Hotspur Ink. -- Shakespeare merchandise...with a smile.
Global Shakespeares -- Video and performance archive.
iHearShakespeare -- where the essence of William Shakespeare�s greatest works is captured in a convenient [audio] format that allows you to experience, clarify, and enjoy one of the world�s greatest playwrights.
International Database of Shakespeare on Film, Television and Radio -- This authoritative online database of Shakespeare-related content in film, television, radio and video recordings is international in scope, is regularly updated and currently holds nearly 8,000 records dating from the 1890s to the present day.
Internet Resources for Shakespeare Studies -- Links to useful links to a broad range of Shakespeare-related resources available.
Internet Shakespeare Editions -- Shakespeare's works deserve the widest audience possible. The Internet provides the technology, so our aim is to provide the content, and to ensure that it is of the highest quality.
Klingon Hamlet -- Now at last, thanks to the tireless efforts of the Klingon Language Institute, this powerful drama by the legendary Klingon playwright, Wil'yam Shex'pir, can be appreciated in the elegance and glory of its original tongue.
Luminarium: Anthology of English Literature -- Combines several sites first created in 1996 to provide a starting point for students and enthusiasts of English Literature..
Map of Early Modern London -- Comprised of four distinct, interoperable projects: a digital Map and gazetteer based on the 1560s Agas woodcut map of London; an Encyclopedia of London people, places, topics, and terms; a Library of marked-up texts rich in London toponyms; and a versioned edition of John Stow�s Survey of London.
Mapping Shakespeare's London -- The first online resource detailing the important ways in which Early Modern London provided a context for Shakespeare's plays.
Medieval Pavilion Resources -- Introduction and overview of sacred spaces and the known world architectural guild.
Medieval Re-enactments -- Ideas on how to stage your own medieval event.
Medieval Sourcebook -- This is an index of selected and excerpted texts for teaching purposes. Full texts of medieval sources arranged according to type. Saints' Lives Devoted to Ancient, Medieval and Byzantine hagiographical sources.
MIT Shakespeare Project -- Since 1992, The MIT Shakespeare Project has been constructing electronic environments and building tools for teaching and research based on digital copies of primary documents in all media, including texts, high resolution page images of early editions, digital collections of art, illustration and stage photographs, and film and performance videos.
Moliere in English -- Fifteen new versions of Moliere plays now available for production. Bringing Moliere to a new generation.
Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet -- This site attempts two things: 1. To be a complete annotated guide to the scholarly Shakespeare resources available on Internet. 2. To present new Shakespeare material unavailable elsewhere on the Internet.
Naxo's Audio Books -- Downloadable readings of some of Shakespeare's plays.
No Fear Shakespeare -- Puts Shakespeare's language side-by-side with a facing-page translation into modern English�the kind of English people actually speak today.
Online Shakespeare Course -- This free online Shakespeare course focuses on Shakespeare�s later plays beginning with Measure for Measure and ending with The Tempest, building on the discussions of individual plays in Marjorie Garber�s book Shakespeare After All.
Online Shakespeare Resource for Teachers -- Folger Education offers a world of online resources for teachers, from lesson plans to study guides to videos.
Open Source Shakespeare -- intended for scholars, thespians, and Shakespeare lovers of every kind, it attempts to be the best free Web site containing Shakespeare's complete works.
Playing for Shakespeare -- an interactive game introducing Shakespeare and his theatrical context in a fun and educational way.
PlayShakespeare.com -- Complete works of Shakespeare edited from the First Folio of 1623 (and Quartos where applicable) and the Globe Edition of 1866 as sources for the texts.
Plays of William Shakespeare, The -- Welcome to the Electronic Literature Foundation's presentation of the Plays of William Shakespeare.
Portraits of Mary, Queen of Scots -- Selection of portraits spanning Mary's tumultuous life, from a beautiful c1555 Clouet sketch to Pott's 19th century recreation of her execution.
Renaissance Store, The -- A huge selection of Medieval and Renaissance clothing, accessories, armor, swords and other weapons, as well as historic games.
Royal Shakespeare Company -- Home of the RSC featuring season, box office, education, shopping, archives and more.
Shakespearean Romance Glossary -- When you are in a new relationship or trying to start a new relationship where you have to come up with catchy phrases or unique word, using some terms of love from the works of Shakespeare may help you stand out a little more.
Shakespeare Association of America -- A non-profit professional organization for the advanced academic study of William Shakespeare�s plays and poems, his cultural and theatrical contexts, and the many roles he has played in world culture.
Shakespeare Authorship Page -- Dedicated to the Proposition that Shakespeare Wrote Shakespeare
Shakespeare at a Glance -- Designed to let viewers learn all about William Shakespeare's life and works in the least amount of time.
Shakespeare Behind Bars -- The Mission of Shakespeare Behind Bars is to offer theatrical encounters with personal and social issues to incarcerated and post-incarcerated adults and juveniles, allowing them to develop life skills that will ensure their successful reintegration into society.
Shakespeare Birthplace Trust -- The world�s leading charity in promoting the works, life and times of William Shakespeare, offering a unique Shakespeare centred experience with outstanding archive and library collections, inspiring educational and literary event programmes and five wonderful houses all directly relating to Shakespeare.
Shakespeare Bulletin -- A peer-reviewed quarterly journal which publishes articles at the cutting edge of Shakespearean and early modern performance studies and theatre history.
Shakespeare Central -- A digital hub for Shakespeare media, multi-cultural education,theater promotion and community building.
Shakespeare.com -- An interactive, hypermedia environment dedicated to the increasingly popular understanding and enjoyment of Shakespeare's plays and other works.
Shakespeare Courses and Study Materials -- Works for the student, scholar, actor, and general reader in a form native to the medium of the Internet: scholarly, fully annotated texts of Shakespeare's plays, multimedia explorations of the context of Shakespeare's life and works, and records of his plays in performance.
Shakespeare in America -- The National Endowment for the Arts, in cooperation with Arts Midwest, is bringing professional theater productions of Shakespeare and related educational activities to Americans in small and mid-sized communities throughout the country.
Shakespeare in Asia -- International artists, performances, and films.
Shakespeare in Quarto -- See 107 copies of the 21 plays by Shakespeare printed in quarto before the 1642 theatre closures.
Shakespeare Institute Review, The -- An online academic journal that is funded by the University of Birmingham College of Arts and Law. It is run by research students at the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK.
Shakespeare Magazine -- You have come to the right place if you teach Shakespeare, talk about Shakespeare, go to Shakespeare productions and films, or just plain love Shakespeare.
Shakespeare Mystery, The -- Who in fact was he?
Shakespeare Navigators -- Each Navigator has an annotated text, a dedicated search engine, and a scene index with brief summaries and more.
Shakespeare Online -- Resources to help you in the study of Shakespeare and his works.
Shakespeare Parodies -- While the author attempted to follow Shakespeare's plots as closely as reasonably possible (for parodies), you should not rely on these scripts in a cheesy attempt to avoid reading the original works, while still hoping to pass your examinations.
Shakespeare Performance in Asia -- An extensive collection of videos of Asian Shakespeare performances for scholars, students, and any one interested in Shakespeare or Asian cultures, including interactive maps and timelines, interviews, biographies of directors and actors, for understanding intercultural Shakespeare.
Shakespeare Project -- Students will determine what questions they still have about Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, and the Elizabethan Era, choose an area to research, and develop a presentation demonstrating their discoveries.
Shakespeare Quarterly -- A refereed journal committed to publishing essays in the vanguard of Shakespeare studies, notes that bring to light new information on Shakespeare and his age, debates on the latest research, reviews of significant Shakespeare performance, and book reviews to keep readers current with Shakespeare criticism and scholarship.
Shakespeare Resource Center -- Collected links from all over the World Wide Web to help you find information of all sorts on William Shakespeare.
Shakespeare Underground -- A podcast series that examines the works and life of William Shakespeare, and explores why there has been doubt about the authorship of the plays, Sonnets, and other poems.
Shakespeare Schools Festival -- In 2006, 1,100 schools UK-wide performed their versions of half-hour Shakespeare plays in 100 professional theatres, with 25,000 young people taking part. Find out more here!
Shakespeare Translator -- We have taken some famous quotes from LSBO's favourite Shakespeare plays and added some modern day regional spice thanks to the help of UK dialect experts. Choose a quote and then a dialect, what do you shakesp'hear?
Shakespeare's Globe -- Founded by the pioneering American actor and director Sam Wanamaker, Shakespeare's Globe is a unique international resource dedicated to the exploration of Shakespeare's work and the playhouse for which he wrote, through the connected means of performance and education and seeking to further the experience and international understanding of Shakespeare in performance.
Shakespeare's Monologues -- Searching for a new classical monologue to work with? This might be useful. Includes categorized lists of the monologues with play, act, scene and line numbers of each.
Shakespeare's Search -- Search the database of Rhymezone to find words and phrases of Shakespeare's text.
Shakespeare's Words -- The online version of the best-selling glossary and language companion book which integrates the full text of the plays and poems with the entire Glossary database, allowing you to search for any word or phrase in Shakespeare's works, and in particular to find all instances of all words that can pose a difficulty to the modern reader.
Shakespeare Studies at CMU -- Your one-stop shoppe for Shakespeare study helps and current events.
Shakespeare Survey -- a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production since 1948.
Shakespeare's Words -- The website of Shakespeare's Words, the online version of the best-selling glossary and language companion.
shakespeareteehouse -- Nice collection of show-specific tee-shirts for purchase.
Shakespeare Uncovered -- In a unique series of six films, Shakespeare Uncovered combines history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis, and the personal passions of its celebrated hosts o tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays.
Shaksper: The Global Electronic Shakespeare Conference -- An edited and moderated, international, e-mail distribution list for discussion among Shakespearean scholars, researchers, instructors, students, and anyone sharing their academic interests and concerns.
Society for Creative Anachronism -- An international organization dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th-century Europe.
Survey of Shakespeare's Plays, A -- A course on Shakespeare's career covering several representative plays from all four genres.
Teaching Shakepeare as a Subject -- Shakespeare Magazine article listing a variety of resources for the Shakespeare classroom teacher.
Theatre Inspirations: William Shakespeare -- Much of the life of Shakespeare that is documented does so by various events or milestones. These include his infant baptism, his marriage, the birth of his twin children, and the launch of his playwriting and acting. Though certain facts regarding his biographical history may be difficult to find, what remains is his enduring body of work that includes sonnets, comedies, tragedies, and historical features and plays.
Timothy Mooney Moliere Scripts -- Performances, workshops, and classes and 15 Moliere scripts by Timothy Mooney.
Tudor Effigies -- A pilot resource available free to anyone interested in the cut and construction of 16th century dress.
Tudor Group, The -- An historical interpretation society concentrating on the later Tudor period (1560-1603 ).
Tudor History.org -- Topics in Tudor history.
Touchstone: A -- A project funded by the British Library Co-operation and Partnership Programme (BLCPP) to identify and map significant UK Shakespeare collections whose aim is to facilitate and encourage research in Shakespeare studies that will benefit both the academic and the wider community.
Understanding Shakespeare -- Connecting digital texts from the Folger Shakespeare Library with articles on JSTOR.
Virtual Tour of Shakespeare's Globe -- Features the Stage, the Yard, and the Upper and Lower Galleries.
William Shakespeare Biography -- Slideshow showing highpoints of Shakespeare's life.
Words and Phrases Coined by Shakespeare -- A good list of Shakespeare's created words and phrases compiles by The Pathology Guy.
Writing Company, The -- Catalogue of books, dvds, and teaching materials related to William Shakespeare.
Year of Shakespeare -- A project documenting the World Shakespeare Festival, the greatest celebration of Shakespeare the world has ever seen.
Yet I'll Hammer It Out... -- A very fun and often tongue-in-cheek collections of thoughts and musing on Shakespeare in performance.


 
 

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