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  1. Shakespeare's Status I: Bardolatory 3 items
    1. The genius of Shakespeare - Jonathan Bate 2008

      Book Further reading

    2. Cunk on Shakespeare Wednesday 11 May 2016 at 22:00

      Audio-visual document Further reading

  2. Shakespeare's Status II: Early Criticism 5 items
    1. Shakespearean criticism - Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1960

      Book Further reading

    2. Dr.Johnson on Shakespeare - Samuel Johnson, W. K. Wimsatt 1969

      Book Further reading

    3. William Empson: Essays on Shakespeare - Empson, William, author; 1986

      Book Further reading

  3. Comedies I: A Midsummer Night's Dream 14 items
    1. A midsummer night's dream - William Shakespeare, Harold Fletcher Brooks 2004

      Book Essential reading

    2. A midsummer night's dream: a guide to the play - Jay L. Halio 2003

      Book Further reading

    3. Shakespeare Unlocked: A Midsummer Night's Dream Thursday 15 Mar 2012 at 05:00

      Audio-visual document  Key scenes from A Midsummer Night's Dream are explored through performance, to unlock the meaning of language and development of character.

    4. Gothic Shakespeares - John Drakakis, Dale Townshend 2008

      Book Further reading

    5. The metamorphoses of Shakespearean comedy - William C. Carroll c1985

      Book Further reading

    6. Shakespeare and Ovid - Jonathan Bate 1994

      Book Further reading

    7. A Midsummer Night's Dream (Kirwin) Tuesday 14 Jun 2011 at 03:30

      Audio-visual document Further reading 1999 film adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

    8. Shakespeare's pastoral comedy - Thomas McFarland 1972

      Book Further reading

    9. A Midsummer night's dream - Richard Dutton 1996

      Book Further reading

    10. Shakespeare Our Contemporary - Jan Kott, Boleslaw Taborski 1967

      Book Further reading

  4. Comedies II: As You Like It 4 items
    1. As you like it - William Shakespeare, Juliet Dusinberre 2006

      Book Essential reading

    2. As You Like It (Branagh film) Sunday 27 May 2012 at 12:00

      Audio-visual document Further reading Kenneth Branagh's 2006 film of As You Like It, set in Japan, had a controversial reception. It was panned in Britain but highly praised in America. Worth having a look and making your own mind up.

    3. Pancakes and a Date for "As You Like It" - Dusinberre, Juliet Winter 2003

      Article Further reading

  5. Comedies III: Twelfth Night 3 items
    1. Twelfth night - William Shakespeare, J. M. Lothian, T. W. Craik 2003

      Book Essential reading

    2. 'And all is semblative a woman's part': body politics and Twelfth Night - Dympna Callaghan 1993

      Article Essential reading DIGITISED JOURNAL ARTICLE

    3. The castrators song - female impersonation on the early modern stage - Dympna Callaghan 1996

      Article Essential reading DIGITISED JOURNAL ARTICLE

  6. Shakespeare on Stage: Othello 12 items
    1. Othello: Royal Shakespeare Company - Iqbal Khan, Robin Lough, Akintayo Akinbode, Hugh Quarshie 2016 (videorecording)

      Audio-visual document Further reading

    2. Othello - Lois Potter 2002

      Book Further reading

    3. Othello - Lois Potter 2002

      Book Further reading

    4. Theatre Night - Othello Saturday 23 Jun 1990 at 22:55

      Audio-visual document Further reading

    5. Charivari and the Comedy of Abjection in "Othello" - Bristol, Michael D Jan 1, 1990

      Article Further reading

    6. Too much violence: Murdering wives in Othello - Edward Pechter

      Chapter Further reading

    7. The Improvisation of Power - Stephen Greenblatt

      Chapter Further reading

  7. Shakespeare on Film: Romeo and Juliet 7 items
    1. Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare, Brian Gibbons 1980

      Book Essential reading

    2. Romeo and Juliet (Zeffirelli) Wednesday 27 Jul 2005 at 11:00

      Audio-visual document Further reading

    3. Romeo and Juliet (Luhrmann) Wednesday 26 Dec 2007 at 20:55

      Audio-visual document Further reading

    4. Shakespeare remains: theater to film, early modern to postmodern - Courtney Lehmann 2002

      Book Further reading

    5. Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet: the relationship between text and film - Courtney Lehmann 2010

      Book Further reading

    6. Postmodern Shakespeare - Sean Keilen, Stephen Orgel 1999

      Book Further reading

  8. The Sonnets 3 items
    1. Shakespeare's sonnets - William Shakespeare, Katherine Duncan-Jones 1997

      Book Essential reading

  9. Histories I: Richard II 2 items
    1. King Richard II - William Shakespeare, Charles R. Forker 2002

      Book Essential reading

  10. Histories II: Henry IV Part 1 2 items
    1. King Henry IV part 1 - William Shakespeare, David Scott Kastan 2002

      Book Essential reading

  11. Histories III: Henry IV Part 2 2 items
    1. The second part of King Henry IV - William Shakespeare, A. R. Humphreys 2001

      Book Essential reading

  12. Histories IV: Henry V 2 items
    1. Henry V - William Shakespeare, Gary Taylor 2008

      Book Essential reading

  13. Tragedies I: Macbeth 7 items
    1. Macbeth - William Shakespeare, Kenneth Muir 2001

      Book Essential reading

    2. Bradley and Hegel on Shakespeare - Anne Paolucci 22/1964

      Article Further reading

    3. Sweet violence: the idea of the tragic - Terry Eagleton 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    4. Hegel and Shakespeare on moral imagination - Jennifer Ann Bates ©2010

      Book Further reading ELECTRONIC

    5. Macbeth (Rupert Goold) film Tuesday 26 Jun 2012 at 23:00

      Audio-visual document  Rupert Goold's film of Macbeth (2010)

    6. Throne of Blood 1957

      Audio-visual document  Akira Kurosawa's Throne of Blood is a Japanese film that draws heavily on Shakespeare's Macbeth.

  14. Tragedies II: King Lear 4 items
    1. King Lear - William Shakespeare, R. A. Foakes 1997

      Book Essential reading

    2. King Lear - nothing will come of nothing 30/5/2014

      Audio-visual document  Originally screened as part of the NT Live broadcast, this short film gives an insight into Sam Mendes's 2014 production of King Lear with Simon Russell Beale in the title role.

    3. Ian McKellen: Understanding King Lear, the Character 17/2/2014

      Audio-visual document Further reading Ian McKellan talks about playing King Lear.

  15. Tragedies III: Hamlet 7 items
    1. Hamlet - William Shakespeare, G. R. Hibbard 2008

      Book Essential reading

    2. Hamlet and the acting of revenge - Peter Mercer c1987

      Book Further reading

    3. Ecclesiastical Law in Hamlet: The Burial of Ophelia - Rocellus Sheridan Guernsey 1885

      Webpage Further reading More information about the ideas behind Ophelia's burial service.

    4. Women as Hamlet 27/01/2011

      Webpage Further reading Please find above a link to a BBC Radio 4 discussion on "Women as Hamlet" with Tony Howard. If you're interested in researching this subject further, Howard's book, Women as Hamlet: Performance and Interpretation in Theatre, Film and Fiction, is a very useful source.

    5. Hamlet Undressed Oct 2014

      Webpage Further reading

  16. Tragedies IV: Coriolanus 1 item
    1. Coriolanus - William Shakespeare, Peter Holland 2013

      Book Essential reading

  17. Late Plays: The Tempest 2 items
    1. The tempest - William Shakespeare, Virginia Mason Vaughan, Alden T. Vaughan 2011

      Book Essential reading

    2. The Tempest (Film) Friday 6 Sep 2013 at 23:10

      Audio-visual document  Adaptation of Shakespeare's play.

  18. General texts on Shakespeare 4 items
    1. Shakespeare: the invention of the human - Harold Bloom 2010

      Book Further reading

    2. Renaissance self-fashioning: from More to Shakespeare - Stephen Greenblatt 2005

      Book Further reading

    3. How to do Shakespeare - Adrian Noble 2010

      Book Further reading

    4. Essential Shakespeare: the Arden guide to text and interpretation - Pamela Bickley, Jennifer Stevens 2013

      Book Further reading