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Shakespeare: literary criticism: Home

Recommended sources for critical essays on Shakespeare's plays.

TLC - Catalog

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There are books on individual plays which may be located by searching the catalog for your specific play. You may also want to browse the section on Shakespeare which is under the call number 822.3.

Suggested databases for critical essays

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Critical essay or Literary essay

  Academic journals

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Suggested Databases for Historical Information



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Citation Tools


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