Shakespeare’s First Folio is touring all 50 states, and this month it’s in Wisconsin! You can see the folio in person at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Chazen Museum of Art through December 11th. Looking for ways to get in on the Shakespeare mania? Look no further than BadgerLink! Here are some articles and full-text books to get you started.
- 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Shakespeare (2016): This article by Jude Morgan from New York Times Upfront shares facts on writer William Shakespeare as a part of the 400th anniversary of his death.
- Critical Insights: King Lear (2011): This published book from Salem Press is a collection of articles delving deep into King Lear.
- Bedside, Bathtub & Armchair Companion to Shakespeare (2001): This published book from the Continuum Publishing Group is a collection of often comical descriptions of Shakespeare’s works.
- Shakespeare Our Contemporary (2016): This article from New Statesman reviews several William Shakespeare's plays including "Henry V," "King Lear," and "The Merchant of Venice."
- The Bard at Home (2016): This article by Kate Ravilious of Archaeology gives a glimpse into what Shakespeare’s home life was like.