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PRINT AND ELECTRONIC TEXTUAL RESOURCES (for comparing editions, studying word usage, etc.)
First Folio of Shakespeare - Humanities Reference PR 2751 .A15 1968b
prepared by Charlton Hinman. London ; New York : P. Hamilton, 1968. Facsimile of the First Folio of Shakespeare (London, 1623).
Harvard Concordance to Shakespeare - Humanities Reference PR 2892 .S62 1973a
by Marvin Spevack. Hildesheim, G. Olms, 1973. Print index of every word used in Shakespeare's plays and poems.
Shakespeare's Words by David Crystal
Online version of the best-selling glossary and language companion. The site integrates the full text of the plays and poems with the entire Glossary database, allowing you to search for any word or phrase in Shakespeare's works, and to find all instances of words.
Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online
Presents the texts of all of Ben Jonson's plays, masques, poems, letters, and criticism in an interactive digital format. Also contains hundreds of supporting documents, musical scores, a bibliography, and a database of some 1,300 stage and screen productions.
Find electronic text versions of Shakespeare's plays among other literary works.
William Shakespeare, a Textual Companion - Humanities Reference PR 3071 .W44 1987
By Stanley Wells and Gary Taylor, with John Jowett, and William Montgomery. Oxford [Oxfordshire] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1987.
The Shakespeare Name Dictionary - Humanities Reference PR 2892 .D33 1995
J. Madison Davis, A. Daniel Frankforter. New York : Garland, c1995.
Shakespeare's Language : a Glossary of Unfamiliar Words in Shakespeare's Plays & Poems - Humanities Reference PR 2892 .S447 1996
Eugene F. Shewmaker. New York : Facts On File, c1996.
A Dictionary of Shakespeare's Semantic Wordplay - Humanities Reference PR 2997 .P8 W47 1998
By Gilian West. Lewiston, NY : E. Mellen Press, 1998.
Oxford English Dictionary Online - OED
The OED Online contains the complete searchable text of over half a million words from the 20 volume 2nd Edition. The dictionary traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations, offers etymological analysis, listings of variant spellings, and shows pronunciations. 1000 new and revised entries added quarterly. NOTE: The reference to the hard copy of the Oxford English Dictionary is HUM REF PE 1625 .O87
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