Internet Shakespeare Editions

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Plays & Poems
Select a play and click "Go.".

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There is also a page that lists all works on the site, indicating whether they have been edited and peer reviewed.

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Consult our library of graphic facsimiles of the works as originally published.

Life & Times
Explore the context of Shakespeare's works.

his life | the stage | the society he lived in | Renaissance history and politics | the background of ideas and religion | early drama | the literature, art, and music | how the context helps us understand the plays | chronology, maps, and bibliography

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Shakespeare in Performance: searchable records of productions on stage and film.

home | browse | search | spotlights | artifacts | faq | about

Reference works, critical articles, and other works of interest in the study of Shakespeare.

Shakespeare Around the Globe | Shakespeare and the Classical Tradition | Shakespeare's sources | links

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About the Internet Shakespeare Editions
Information about the ISE, its aims and administration.

Celebrating the new site | How to use the site | The advisory boards who give direction to the site | The editors who are preparing the plays and poems for the electronic medium | Awards
See also the Foyer

The site can also be visualized as a Library: