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English and Literature: Shakespeare

Plays and Poems


Provides an outline of Shakespeare's life.

This website includes Life in Elizabethan England: A Compendium of Common Knowledge, 1558-1603, which describes everyday life in Tudor England, as well as a compilation of over one hundred useful links.

Includes information on local history (by country, parish, or region), Parliament, religious history, as well as historical urban and geographical information.

Provides access to "significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world." It is browsable by time, topic, place, type and institution. Site includes a wealth of manuscripts, maps, rare books, films, sound recordings, as well as prints and photographs.