A gold mine of reviews and criticism of novels, plays, poetry and other works by over 4000 authors writing from the late nineteenth century onward. The full-text or excerpted criticism is from books, magazines, literary reviews, newspapers and scholarly journals.
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Features plot summaries, character discussion, historical context and more for all of Shakespeare's major plays. An ideal resource for students or anyone completing an essay or project on the Bard.
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Anthologies of poetry from Romantic to Modern.
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Biographies, personal philosophies, lists of works and representative poems – plus reviews and criticism – for a large number of Canadian poets.
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Dive into the rich world of Shakespeare with full-text, interactive editions of his plays. myShakespeare replaces traditional footnotes with multimedia resources for the 21st-century student.
Links about William Shakespeare's life, his plays and poetry, Shakespearean language, the Globe Theatre and Elizabethan England collected on one site.
Study guides to major works of literature, from the ancient classics to contemporary titles. Guides include plot summary, chapter summaries, and discussions of characters and themes. Good lists of discussion questions, too.