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Hamlet (1603): Web Sources

A list of resources available through Truxal Library for researching Shakespeare's Hamlet


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These are open-access websites:

Discovering Literature: Shakespeare & Renaissance Articles
Contains dozens of articles written for the British Library about Shakespeare's plays and the Renaissance Era

The English Renaissance in Context
Tutorials on some of Shakespeare's plays and a database of scanned texts from The Univeristy of Pennsylvania's Furness Shakespeare Library

Folger Shakespeare Library: Hamlet
Contains a number of resources related to Hamlet

Hamlet and His Problems
Essay by T.S. Eliot

In Our Time: Hamlet
From BBC Radio, Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Hamlet

Internet Shakespeare Editions: Hamlet
Full-text, annotated plays and poems, supplemental information about Shakespeare's life and times, and criticism of his work

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust: Hamlet
Information about the play, including blog posts discussing many aspects of its themes, plot, and characters

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