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Shakespeare's Life and Times: Home
This guide is useful for high school students studying the life and times of William Shakespeare. Teachers may also use this guide to conduct a WebQuest or smaller research assignments before studying one of Shakespeare's plays.
Books and eBooks at Southeast Guilford High School
Shakespeare's Life by Brett Foster
Publication Date: 2012-01-01
This book details the life of William Shakespeare. It covers details from his early life, his family, his life in London, and his plays. The book details information from his most famous plays including Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, and Macbeth. This is an eBook that can be accessed through Destiny's Follett Shelf.
Shakespeare's England by R. E. Pritchard (Editor)
Call Number: Call Number: 942 SHAKESPEARES
Publication Date: 2003-04-01
This book details life in Elizabethan and Jacobean England. It will be useful for several topics, not just Shakespeare's life. However, it does have a biography of William Shakespeare. This is a physical book that can be checked out in Southeast's Library. The call number is 942 SHAKESPEARES
William Shakespeare by Harold Bloom (Editor)
Publication Date: 2002-08-01
Bloom's book on Shakespeare includes a biography of William Shakespeare's life. It also has other essays on the work of William Shakespeare. This book will be a great source to look at information about his plays and other writings as well as his life and times. Make sure you cite each author of each article you read.
Helpful Databases- Tutorial on NC Wise Owl
The following databases will help you find more information on all of the topics for this project.
This database will help you find credible biography information on many famous people including William Shakespeare.
Use this instructional video to help guide you through using NC Wise Owl.
Macbeth Film Trailer
This trailer is a modern adaptation of Macbeth, which is the play we are studying in class.
Shakespeare's Early Life- Stratford Upon Avon
This video details Shakespeare's birth place, his early life, schooling, and a little bit of family history. It also discusses how his early life inspired his writing and changed the way plays were written.Take a look around Shakespeare's home! Make sure to cite your sources. Click "watch on YouTube" to get information on the source.