Thursday, November 17, 2016

Shakespeare Resources in BadgerLink

Shakespeare’s First Folio is touring all 50 states, and this month it’s in Wisconsin! You can see the folio in person at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Chazen Museum of Art through December 11th. Looking for ways to get your library and community in on the Shakespeare mania? Look no further than BadgerLink! Here are some articles and full-text books to get you started.

BadgerLink's badger dressed as Shakespeare
Find Shakespeare Resources in BadgerLink!

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Shakespeare (2016): This article by Jude Morgan from New York Times Upfront shares facts on writer William Shakespeare as a part of the 400th anniversary of his death.

Critical Insights: King Lear (2011): This published book from Salem Press is a collection of articles delving deep into King Lear.

Bedside, Bathtub & Armchair Companion to Shakespeare (2001): This published book from the Continuum Publishing Group is a collection of often comical descriptions of Shakespeare’s works.

Shakespeare Our Contemporary (2016): This article from New Statesman reviews several William Shakespeare's plays including "Henry V," "King Lear," and "The Merchant of Venice."

The Bard at Home (2016): This article by Kate Ravilious of Archaeology gives a glimpse into what Shakespeare’s home life was like.

Find these articles, books, and more in BadgerLink, and contact the BadgerLink team with any questions!

Written by Gail Murray, Resources for Libraries & Lifelong Learning