Tomorrow, Saturday 23rd April, marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. To mark this occasion, Oxford University Press are bringing you the very best Shakespeare resources for every stage from school to research, available through our Shakespeare hub, throughout 2016: www.oup.com/shakespeare.
Explore a new theme and approach to Shakespeare every month, with specially-commissioned videos, fascinating articles, and interactive content. Then go deeper with selected scholarly articles made freely available for the duration of this year.
NEW THEME: Shakespeare in our time
Shakespeare’s vitality in our own time is indeed a global phenomenon: invigorated by translations, adaptations, and creative transformations that rewire Renaissance plays into a new, multi-media, and international circuits. Discover more with the Shakespeare hub and the below entry from Oxford Reference:
- An exploration of digital Shakespeare of Shakespeare taken from The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare
NEW THEME: Shakespeare in his time
How far is Shakespeare’s immediate success due to his clever manipulation of other writers' innovations, and what is it about his work that appealed to his contemporaries and beyond? Discover more with the Shakespeare hub and the below entry from Oxford Reference:
- A short publication history of Shakespeare taken from The Oxford Companion to the Book
An A-Z guide to Shakespeare
Compiled by one of the best-known authorities on Shakespeare's works, Stanley Wells, the A-Z Guide to Shakespeare is an online-only dictionary which includes over 860 entries covering all aspects of Shakespeare in his own time, and on his impact and influence on later ages.
Enjoy free access throughout 2016 by browsing the complete dictionary or read a selection of highlighted entries by theme.
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