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.
On the Shelf
Anthologies of poetry from Romantic to Modern.
Criticism, biography and fiction about Shakespeare.
Contemporary stories by Canadian writers.
On the Web
Biographies, personal philosophies, lists of works and representative poems – plus reviews and criticism – for a large number of Canadian poets.
CanLit Guides is a free, open educational resource, created and maintained by the journal Canadian Literature: A Quarterly of Criticism and Review. Resources cover Canadian literary history, theory, works, authors, and more. Great for educators, students, and private study.
Over 300 CliffsNotes study guides available free.
Search by author or title to find essential information, including extensive reviews, about a range of literature in any of the literary criticism titles published by Gale. Check our catalogue for the titles returned from your search.
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.