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Gale Literary Sources brings together Gale's literary databases in one search interface. Currently allows for federated searching and access to Literature Criticism Online and Literature Resource Center. Additional Gale resources will be added as they become available.
Stream all 37 Shakespeare plays produced by the BBC. It includes performances by Britain's most distinguished theatrical talent: John Gielgud, Ben Kingsley, Claire Bloom, Anthony Hopkins, Michael York, and Derek Jacobi.
Provides online access to a digital streaming video collection of unique films of current, leading British theatre productions. Includes behind-the-scenes documentaries as well as teaching and learning resources to facilitate a deeper understanding of the productions and texts. Learning resources include a detailed introduction, plot summary, character biographies, a relationship map, language analysis, scene study, performance background and historical context for each play.
Home to the world’s largest collection of Shakespeare materials. The Discover Shakespeare section provides pertinent information about his life and works, Shakespearean theaters, FAQs and links to other Shakespeare sites. Teach and Learn features lesson plans, study guides and Shakespeare for Kids.
SAA is 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 these have played in world culture." See their section on Resources: Research Links for recommended websites.
From the British Library, essays allow you to "explore the works of Shakespeare and Renaissance writers in relation to the social, political and cultural context in which they were written, and investigate the ways in which these works have been interpreted over the last four centuries."