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Resources for Textual Analysis
Open Source Shakespeare (Shakespeare Concordance)
Open Source Shakespeare attempts to be the best free Web site containing Shakespeare's complete works. It is intended for scholars, thespians, and Shakespeare lovers of every kind. Of particular interest on this site is the Concordance where you can search for words or phrases across Shakespeare's complete works.
Early English Books Online (Chadwyck-Healy)
Provides access to a streaming video collection of current British theatre productions. Includes behind-the-scenes documentaries, and teaching and learning resources with detailed introductions, plot summaries, character biographies, relationship maps, language analysis, scene studies, performance backgrounds, and historical contexts.
Follow the link above to access the EEBO record for Shakespeare's First Folio (Mr. VVilliam Shakespeares comedies, histories, & tragedies Publishedaccording to the true originall copies), then from the top navigation select "Full Text." You will be redirected to a warning page about viewing the full text, from this page select "Table of Contents," then go directly to "As You Like It" or individual sections of the play.
The First Folio contains the earliest extant version of As You Like It , but the original date of its composition has been determined to be between 1598 and 1600.
Organizing & Citing Your Sources
Never type a bibliography again! RefWorks will help you easily gather, manage, and store bibliographic citations for all types of information, as well as generate footnotes and bibliographies.
Click HERE to view a step-by-step tutorial on how to set up a RefWorks account.
Zotero is a free, open source citation tool developed by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for New Media at George Mason University. It’s been funded by the Mellon and Sloan foundations, as well as the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
HERE you can find detailed information about what Zotero is and what it can do for you.
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