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Theatre: Shakespeare

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Specialized Sources

COMPANIES/FESTIVALS:
     Shakespeare Companies and Festivals:  An International Guide / R. Engle
     PR 3091 .S35 1995

FILMS:
     The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare on Film / R. Jackson
     PR 3093 .C36 2000

MINORITIES:
     Shakespeare and Minorities:  An Annotated Bibliography, 1970-2000 / P. Kujoory
     Z 8813 .K84 2001

MUSIC:
     Music in Shakespearean Tragedy / F. Sternfeld
     ML 80 .S5 S8

THE TIME OF SHAKESPEARE
     Encyclopedia of the Renaissance / T. G. Bergin & J. Speake
     REF CB 361 .B43 1987

     The Timetables of History. New 3d rev. ed. / B. Grun
     REF D 11 .G78 1991

Pronunciation Aids

Criticism

LC Numbers for Willy

ENGLISH LITERATURE

PR 2199-3195 - English renaissance (1500-1640)

PR 3291-3785 - 17th and 18th centuries (1640-1770)

 

SHAKESPEARE, WILLIAM

PR 2750 - Original quartos and facsimiles and reprints

PR 2750.A01-.A73 - Original editions

PR 2750.B01-.B73 - Facsimiles and reprints

PR 2751 - Collected works

PR 2752-2754 - Modern editions

PR 2761 - Comedies

PR 2762 - Histories

PR 2763 - Tragedies

PR 2892 - Concordances, dictionaries, indexes, quotations

 

SHAKESPEARE -- CRITICISM AND INTERPRETATION
-- TREATMENT AND KNOWLEDGE OF SPECIAL SUBJECTS:

PR 3001 - Philosophy

PR 3011-3012 - Religion

PR 3017 - Politics

PR 3034 - The arts: music, painting, theater, etc.

PR 3069.S45 - Sex roles

Relevant LC Subject Headings

Aging in literature
Androgyny (Psychology) in literature
Dramatists, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700
Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603 -- Relations with authors
England -- Civilization -- 16th century
England -- Intellectual life -- 16th century
English drama -- 17th century -- History and criticism
English drama -- Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 -- History and criticism
English drama -- Italian influences
Families -- England -- History -- 16th century
Feminism in literature
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603
Group identity in literature
Literature and society -- England -- History -- 16th century
National characteristics in literature
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 16th century
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century
Politics in literature
Religion and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century
Sex role in literature
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Women -- Dictionaries
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Film adaptations
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Economics
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Italy
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Macbeth
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Philosophy
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Political and social views
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Relations with literary patrons
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Religion
Sovereignty in literature
Theater and society -- England -- History -- 16th century
Theater -- England -- History -- 16th century
Transvestism in literature
Witchcraft -- England -- History -- 16th century
Women -- England -- History -- Renaissance, 1450-1600
Women in literature

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