This guide is devoted to helping students, staff, and faculty find the best Shakespearean resources available. Varied formats are accessible through Ga Highland College's online library catalog, Galileo databases, the Ambrose Film Series, and external websites. Please use the tabs at the top of the page to explore this extensive guide.
William Shakespeare: "Bard of Avon," England's National Poet
William Shakespeare (1564–1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's preeminent dramatist. His surviving works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.
[Thou art] the veriest varlet that ever chewed with a tooth!
Information about The Globe Theatre in London, England
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre: This site contains details on the current season of plays and events, exhibitions, and guided tours. Includes panoramic pictures from inside the theatre. It was not only one of most famous playhouse’s of all time, but also where Shakespeare performed many of his greatest plays.
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