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Contains resources available through the library and freely online that pertain to literature, poetry, and other humanities subject areas.



Title page of the first quarto publication of Henry the Fourth - 1598 (Source)


Use these databases to search for Shakespearean resources.

Web Resources

A few of the many online resources available for Shakespeare studies.

Shakespeare Full Texts (The Online Books Page)


  • Shakespeare Quarterly (From 1950-2007 in JSTOR)
  • Shakespeare Quarterly (From 1988-2012 in ProQuest)
    • Shakespeare Quarterly was founded in 1950 by the Shakespeare Association of America. Housed and published by the Folger Shakespeare Library since 1972 and in association with George Washington University, SQ is the world's foremost journal focusing on all aspects of Shakespeare studies. Topics for essays and notes cover criticism of the plays and poems, theater history, Shakespeare pedagogy, the history of Shakespeare as an institution, and studies in editing, text, canon, and bibliography. 
  • Shakespeare in Southern Africa
    • Articles, commentary & reviews on all aspects of Shakespearean studies & performance, with a particular emphasis on the response to Shakespeare in South Africa.
  • Shakespeare Studies
    • An international volume of essays, studies and reviews dealing with the cultural history of early modern England and the place of Shakespeare's production in it.

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