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Shakespeare's works online


For a particular play or poem, go to "works"

discussion of on-line editions:
Lancashire, Ian.
The Public Domain Shakespeare [http://ws.bowiestate.edu/archives/files/lancshir.pd_shake.html]


William A. Williams,
A Concordance of Shakespeare's works. [http://www.concordance.com/shakespe.htm] (May 2001) (seems not to work any more, March 2003)

Shakespeare Lookup by Languid House and The Drones' Club (type in word or words and you get the lines) [http://www.languid.org/cgi-bin/shakespeare] (March 2003]

Shakespeare Search Engine by James Metthew Farrow [http://www.it.usyd.edu.au/~matty/Shakespeare/] (March 2003)

Shakespeare's Works (editions and facsimiles) online

a) English editions

scholarly editions: Quarto and Folio texts

The Internet Shakespeare Editions: on-line edition: scholarly, fully annotated editions, transcriptions of Folios and Quartos (Michael Best) [http://web.uvic.ca/shakespeare/] (May 2001)

Renaissance Electronic Texts [Sonnets 1609] (Ian Lancashire) [http://library.utoronto.ca/www/utel/ret/ret.html] (May 2001)

Shakespeare First Folio toc (Brandeis University Special Collections) [http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.03.0018] (May 2001)

The Furness Shakespeare Library (Center for Electronic and Text Image) Online facsimile editions of King Lear (1619, 1623, 1681, 1723), the First Folio, Poems (1640), Hamlet (1623), Henry V( 1619). Holinshed's Chronicles (1577); Foxe's Actes and Monuments (1610); Gosson's Playes Confuted (1615); Crooke's Mikrokosmographia (1615) ; Samuel Harsnett's A Declaration of egregious Popish Impostures (1603); A Mirovr for Magistrates (1610); Heywood's Fair Maid of the West (1631) [http://www.library.upenn.edu/etext/furness/] (May 2001)
The First Folio Project [http://www.library.upenn.edu/etext/furness/folio/folio.html] (last visit: 09/03/99; under construction)

First Folio [http://digital.library.upenn.edu/webbin/gutbook/lookup?num=2270] (July 2000)

Shakespearean resources, e.g.
First Folio and Bad Quartos http://etext.virginia.edu/shakespeare/ (last visit: 02/09/99) 

modern editions:

The McGill Shakespeare Resources Page searchable texts, links etc. [http://www.shakespeare.mcgill.ca/resources/] (last visit: 09/03/99)

GoShakespeare: Rich side with on-line, searchable texts, play guides, scholarly critisicism, links etc. [http://www.goshakespeare.com/start.shtml] (last visit: 21/3/00)

Shakespeare online: complete plays, sonnets, resources etc. [http://www.shakespeare-online.com/] (last visit: 17/04/00)

The Oxford Text Archives Catalogue offers various Shakespeare editions in 63 files to download.
[http://www.hcu.ox.ac.uk/ota/public/catalogue/catalogue.shtml] (last visit 24/11/99)

Electronic Literature Foundation:
The Plays of William Shakespeare [http://www.theplays.org/] (May 2001)

Arden online The Arden edition online. [http://www.ardenshakespeare.com/ardenonline/] (last visit: 06/04/99)

Editions and Adaptations (restricted) [http://www.hti.umich.edu/english/shakeEd/]

Craig, W. J. (ed.)
The Oxford Shakespeare (ed. 1914) [http://www.bartleby.com/70/] (May 2001)
Globe Edition (1911) ed. W. G. Clark and W. A. Wright. (Nov. 2001)

Shakespeare Bookshelf (internet public library, 1911 ed.) [http://www.ipl.org/reading/shakespeare/shakespeare.html] (last visit: 22/02/00)

Internet Public Library: list of on-line editions [http://readroom.ipl.org/cgi/i/ipl/ipl.books-idx.pl?type=deweystem&q1=8223] (Nov. 2001)

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: Moby on-line edition, searchable. Ed. Jeremy Hilton. Based on The Stratford Town modern spelling edition of 1911.
[http://www-tech.mit.edu/Shakespeare/] (last visit 26/03/99)

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Jeremy Hylton; Moby-Text) [http://the-tech.mit.edu/Shakespeare/] (May 2001)

Charles Knight: Imperial Edition of Shakespeare's complete works ("The Works of Shakspere") in English and Dutch. 38 Victorian engravings [http://home.wanadoo.nl/m.vanherpt/in-engel.htm] (Jan. 2002)

Hear Books Now : Listen to a play on the internet. [http://www.hearbooksnow.com/] (last visit: 25/01/00)

Audio recordings: Sonnets (Gielgud), Much Ado (Rex Harrison, Rachel Roberts) Julius Caesar (Richardson, Quayle) [http://town.hall.org/Archives/radio/IMS/HarperAudio/020994_harp_ITH.html] (last visit: 22/02/00)


b) editions in other languages

Modern Shakespeare: Shakespeare in modern English, by Walter Saunders [http://www.shakespeare2000.com/index.html] (last visit: 22/01/00)

American Sign Language Project: Twelfth Night. [http://www.yale.edu/asl12night/] (last visit: 02/02/00)

Deutsche Übersetzungen (online texts) der Werke von Schlegel/Tieck/Baudissin und Wieland. [http://www.projekt.gutenberg.de/autoren/shakespr.htm/] (May 2002)

Neue Übersetzung durch Frank Günther: Verlag
ars vivendi [http://www.arsvivendi.com/Pages/shake.html]

Shakespeare in French, trad. Victor Hugo: Hamlet, Othello, Roméo et Juliette http://www.france.diplomatie.fr/culture/france/biblio/foire_aux_textes/auteurs/shake.html

in Italian, transl. Goffredo Raponi: Enrico IV, Enrico V, Re Enrico VI, Re Giovianni, Re Enrico VIII, Riccardo II, La bisbetica addomesticata, La commedia degli equivoci, Il mercante di Venezia, Le gaie mogli di Windsor, La tempesta, Cimbelino, Troilo e Cressida, Tito Andronico, Giulio Cesare, Amleto, Macbeth, Otello, Timone di Atene,[http://www.liberliber.it/biblioteca/s/shakespeare/index.htm]

Werken van Shakespeare (in Dutch) (3 dln.), vierde druk", 1896, vertaald door LAJ Burgersdijk. [http://home.wanadoo.nl/m.vanherpt/in-engel.htm] (Jan. 2002)
Shakespeare: Dutch translation by Jan Jonk. [http://www.janjonk.nl/] (March 2002)

The Klingon Shakespeare Restoration Project ("taH pagh taHbe'") has restored Hamlet to the original Klingon and is going to re-translate Macbeth and Much Ado. [http://www.kli.org/stuff/Hamlet.html] (29/02/00)



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