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Shakespeare in Carnegie

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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.

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Shakespeare - Bill Bryson
Call Number: 822.3 BRY
ISBN: 9780061965326
Publication Date: 2009-11-03

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Shakespeare A to Z - Charles Boyce
Call Number: R 822.33 BOY
ISBN: 0816018057
Publication Date: 1990-09-01

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Shakespeare's London - James Barter
Call Number: 942.1 BAR
ISBN: 1590181468
Publication Date: 2002-10-14

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Translating Shakespeare: A Guidebook for Young Actors - David Montee
Call Number: 792.9 MON
ISBN: 1575258897
Publication Date: 2014-08-01
"Seeks to make the actor's preparatory work on [William Shakespeare's] plays both stimulating and fun by demystifying the experience"--Back cover.

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Who's Who and What's What in Shakespeare - Evangeline M. O'Connor
Call Number: 822.33 O'CO
ISBN: 0517259230
Publication Date: 2000-06-06
Who's who and what's what in Shakespeare : giving references by topics to notable passages and significant expressions, brief histories of the plays, geographical names and historical incidents, mention of all characters and sketches of important ones, together with explanations of allusions and obscure and obsolete words and phrases


Bloom's Literary Reference Online

The Bard on the Web

Shakespearean Apps for iOS



Shakespeare: Original Pronunciation

Courtesy of The Globe Theater, London.


Hip-Hop and Shakespeare?

TED Talk; Akala demonstrates and explores the connections between Shakespeare and Hip-Hop, and the wider cultural debate around language and it's power.

"British rapper and poet Akala, also known as Black Shakespeare, talked at TedxAldeburgh about the connection between Shakespeare, Hip Hop, and the power of language. Later, he sung Shakespeare's Sonnet 18 in hip hop style and even incorporated Shakespeare play titles as well as famous quotes in hip hop beat."


Why Shakespeare and Baseball are Spoken in the Same Language

Michael Anderson


Shakespeare Slam - Hamlet

Shakespeare Slam, Michael Anderson as Hamlet, teenage manic-depressive prince.

4th Annual Shakespeare's Birthday Sonnet Slam 121-154


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