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Honors ACS Shakespeare Assignment

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This page outlines the resources for Dr. Staples's Honors ACS course 
As You Like It close reading assignment. Below you will find the databases we covered in class as well as additional resources that you may find useful in your research. 

Resources for Textual Analysis: Contains resources for better understanding and developing your own analysis of Shakespeare's texts. 

Articles and Criticism: Contains MLA International Bibliography and the World Shakespeare Bibliography, which are both excellent resources for scholarly peer reviewed criticism. 

Streaming Video: Follow the link to Digital Theatre Plus and do a search for "As You Like It" there are two full length productions available for viewing, for free. 

Resource Tutorials: Contains links to online tutorials for searching in EEBO and the OED.

Organizing & Citing Your Sources: Has links to RefWorks, Zotero, and MLA style guides. 

Shakespeare's First Folio (1623): Link to text in EEBO.

If you're interested in better understanding the difference between web searches and library databases please click here: The Web vs. Library Databases – A comparison

Harvard Guide to Using Sources: What Constitutes Plagiarism?

 Critical Articles

  MLA International Bibliography (ProQuest)
Consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore. Includes citations to articles from over 4,400 journals and series published internationally, as well as monographs, collections, and various types of reference works. Subscription to the MLA International Bibliography also includes access to the MLA Directory of Periodicals.

 Resources for Textual Analysis

 Streaming Video

Digital Theatre Plus

Watch high quality films of leading theatre productions
Discover how plays are brought to the stage in interviews with the creative teams
Learn about interpretive choice through detailed analysis of play texts
Teach key plays with stimulating and relevant support

  Resource Tutorials

  Shakespeare's First Folio (1623)

  Organizing & Citing Your Sources


Last Modified: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016