Name of Collection: Literature and Creative Writing

School Name: John Bowne High School

Address: 63-25 Main Street

Flushing, New York 11367

Phone: 718-263-1919 ext. 2491

Fax: 718-575-4069

Librarian: Doris Chen

Librarian's e-mail: dchen@schools.nyc.gov


Introduction: The study of William Shakespeare's works is essential to the understanding of literature

Questions for Inquiry:

What are some pervasive themes in Shakespeare's plays?
How are Shakespeare's works influenced by the Elizabethan era in England and his time and life?
Why are Shakespeare's inspired sonnets hailed as some of the best poems in English?


Keywords:

Shakespeare, William
Globe theatre

Elizabethan England
comedies
tragedies
sonnets


Subject Headings:

Shakespeare, William

Dewey Decimal Classification(s):

808.2
808.82
818.54
820.9
822.3
822.33
822.34
942.1
792

Reference:

Everyman's dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations - REF 822.32 B
William Shakespeare - REF 822.33 SHA
The Standard Book of Shakespeare Quotations - REF 822.32 S
The Concise Encyclopedic Guide to Shakespeare - REF 822.33 S
Shakespeare A to Z: the essential reference to his plays, his poems, his life and times and more - REF 822.33 S
Who's Who in Shakespeare's England - REF 920 P
Shakespeare's Characters for Students - REF 822.3 SHA

The Plays and Sonnets of William Shakespeare Volume One - REF 822.33 S
The Plays and Sonnets of William Shakespeare Volume Two - REF 822.33 S


Non-fiction:

808.82 B
Barnet, Sylvan.Eight great comedies
818.54 B
Beach, Sylvia. Shakespeare and Company
822.3 C
Claybourne, Anna. The World of shakespeare
822.31 V
Van Doren, Mark. Shakespeare's four great tragedies
822.3 BLO
Bloom, Harold. Shakespeare: the invention of the human
822.34 D
Dean, Leonard Fellows. Shakespeare: modern essays in criticism
822.34 H
Harbage, Afred. Shakespeare: the tragedies, a collection of critical essays
822.34 H
Harrison, G.B. Shakespeare at work, 1592-1603
822.3 R
Shakespeare, William. Romeo and Juliet and West Side Story
822.31 M
Long, Michael. Macbeth
822.32 L
Lamb, Charles and Janusz Grabianski. Ten tales from Shakespeare
822.33 B
Bloom, Harold. Hamlet

Biography;

William Shakespeare: life of drama
William Shakespeare


Magazine Articles

• Online:

Ebscohost - Infotrac

Web Sites:

www.Shakespeare.com
Shakespeare biography with guides to the play, quotes, criticism, and more
www.bardweb.net
a Shakespeare Resource Center
www.shakespeare-online.com
Shakespeare Online
absoluteshakespeare.com
Shakespeare-plays, quotes, summaries & essays
Shakespeare.palomar.edu
An annotated guide to Shakespeare resources on the Internet

Videos/DVDs:

VT 822.3 T
Twelfth Night
VT 822.33 J
Julius Caesar
VT 822.33 H
Hamlet
VT 822.3 R
Romeo and Juliet
VT 822.3 T
Taming of the Shrew
VT 822.3 S
Shakespeare and the Globe
VT B SHA
William Shakespeare: a life of dramaV
VT B SHA
Shakespeare in London

WEBConnect:

WEB822.33
The complete works of William Shakespeare
WEB725.822
Shakespeare's Globe research database
WEB914.248
The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
WEB822.33
The Shakespeare classroom
WEB822.33
shakespeare Resource Center
WEB808.882
Creative quotations
WEB821-828.(3)
shakespeare is elementary!

Community Resources:

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