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Shakespeare Resources   Tags: drama, english literature, shakespeare, theater  

A guide to literary resources on Shakespeare's major tragedies, histories, problem comedies and romances.
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Gale's Literary Criticism and Biography Databases

Literary Criticism and Biography Databases  is a portal. There is a drop-down bar that allows you to select which of the following databases you wish to search (you can also search all):
Shakespearean Criticism (SC)
Dictionary of Literary Biography Documentary Series (DLBDS)
Dictionary of Literary Biography Main Series (DLB)
Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook Series (DLBYB)
Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800 (LC)

Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center provides access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline. The Literature Resource Center covers more than 120,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists, and other writers, with in-depth coverage of 2,500 of the most-studied authors.

Online Databases and E-Journals

Walsh Library subscribes to literary databases that will be useful for your research. Almost all of them provide access to full-text journals such as Shakespeare (London, England), Shakespeare Quarterly, Shakespeare Bulletin, Shakespeare Studies (Columbia), and the Shakespeare Newsletter. To find out which full-text journals are available see our E-Journals List. Or you may want to search our databases directly. Suggested databases are:

  • JSTOR (I, II, III, V, & VII): The Scholarly Journal Archive  Icon
    JSTOR is database that contains scholarly articles from many disciplines and subject areas. Much of its content is available in full-text (although full-text of recent articles may not be available for a year or more).
  • MLA Directory of Periodicals (EBSCO Publishing) (A&I)  Icon
    Offers detailed information on over 5,500 journals, with 4,400 currently indexed in the International Bibliography. The detailed entries include editorial contact information, as well as frequency, circulation, subscription prices and submission guidelines.
  • Shakespeare Collection: Featuring The Arden Shakespeare Complete Works  
  • Scopus  Icon
    Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities.

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