Shakespeare's Works - concordances - bibliography - dictionaries - bibles
Latin texts - Literature online
calendars - history, politics - costumes, fashion - money - theatre history - film database - music


Shakespeare's Works

on-line editions

The Internet Shakespeare Editions, University of Virginia (offers facsimiles, original and modern text editions)
[http://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/] (2013)

Shakespeare in Quarto, British Library (two Quartos can be viewed at the same time!)
[http://www.bl.uk/treasures/shakespeare/homepage.html] (2013)

The Horace Howard Furness Shakespeare Library, University of Pennsylvania: (Contemporaries, Adaptations etc.)
[http://sceti.library.upenn.edu/sceti/furness/] (2013)

Shakespeare at the Howard Furness Library (2013)

Open Source Shakespeare (Concordance and HTML texts)
http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/ (2013)

general background

Sites on Shakespeare and the Renaissance: Links collected by Michael Best.
[http://web.uvic.ca/shakespeare/Annex/ShakSites1.html] (2013)

First Folio (Folger)
http://shakespeare.folger.edu/other/folio/ShaF1B.pdf (2013)

Mr William Shakespeare and the Internet

Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare (Authentication required)



World Shakespeare Bibliography Online
ed. James L. Harner.
[http://www.worldshakesbib.org/] (l.v. Dec. 2002)

Touchstone Database access to descriptions of UK Shakespeare collections and online catalogues: The Shakespeare Institute Library / The Shakespeare Centre Library/ Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Records Office / Birmingham Central Library [http://www.touchstone.bham.ac.uk/database.html] (April 2002)

Kathman, David J.. Biographical Index of English Drama Before 1660 [http://shakespeareauthorship.com/bd/] (Dec. 2002)


Open Source Shakespeare (Concordance and HTML texts)

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


OED - Oxford English Dictionary (Unibas authentification required) [http://www.oed.com/]

Merriam-Webster on-line [http://www.m-w.com/dictionary]

Lexicons of Early modern English, LEMED [http://leme.library.utoronto.ca/]

E. A. Abbott, A Shakespearean Grammar. [http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:1999.03.0080] (Nov. 2001)

Alexander Dyce, A General Glossary to Shakespeare's Works [http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:1999.03.0067] (Nov. 2001)

C. T. Onions, A Shakespeare Glossary [http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:1999.03.0068] (Nov. 2001)

Alexander Schmidt: Shakespeare Lexicon [http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:1999.03.0079] (Nov. 2001)



King James Version, with apocrypha, searchable [http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/kjv.browse.html]

Geneva Study Bible (1599) [http://bible.crosswalk.com/Commentaries/GenevaStudyBible]


Latin texts

Latin Texts, Ad Fontes Academy, Latin library (online texts of major works, links to other Latin sites. http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/] (last visit: 2013)

Literature online

English Literature: Resources
(Unibas authentification required) [http://engsem.unibas.ch/links/]

German Literature:
Gutenberg [http://promo.net/pg/list.html]




calendars for any period any country (Julian or Gregorian) [http://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/] (2013)

costumes, fashion

The Costumer's Manifesto: Costume History, the history of fashion and dress. [http://www.costumes.org/history/100pages/costhistpage.htm]

Costumes in late 16th Century Europe: [http://www.costumes.org/history/100pages/16thlinks.htm] (2013)

Costume page [http://www.elizabethancostume.net/] (2013)

history, politics

Medieval Source Book Links to full text sources, medieval and renaissance [http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook2.html]

Reformation Europe, history source book [http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook02.html]

Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland [http://www.english.ox.ac.uk/holinshed/] (Dec. 2009)


Current Value of Old Money Roy Davis [http://www.ex.ac.uk/~RDavies/arian/current/howmuch.html] (last visit 22/02/00)

How much is that?

Purchasing Power of British Pound from 1245 to Present

Measuring Worth

theatre history

Early Modern Drama Database data on performances in London from 1576 onwards libraries.ucsd.edu/info/resources/early-modern-drama-database] (2013)

The Early Modern Prose Drama Database (with links to early modern resources) [http://earlymodernweb.org/resources/english-prose-drama-database-eprosed/] (2o13)

The Cleveland Press Shakespeare Photographs by Lesley Ellen Jorbin. Free searchable database for pictures of performances: photographs from the plays of Shakespeare on stage, screen, TV, opera and ballet. [http://www.ulib.csuohio.edu/shakespeare/] (Jan. 2002)

Touchstone: UK Shakespeare Collections [http://www.touchstone.bham.ac.uk/] (April 2002)

The Traffic on Stage (Shakespeare Productions 1999 - 2002 in the UK) [http://www.is.bham.ac.uk/testjon3/] (April 2002)

film database

Internet Movie Database [http://us.imdb.com/] (last visit: 22/01/00)


Opera Glass: libretti, librettists, composers; performance history; discography etc. [http://rick.stanford.edu/opera/main.html]
Corpus, coordinated opera resource base [http://www.operabase.com/corpus/]
Musicals Net [http://www.musicals.net/]


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