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Our Favourite Resources for Teachers

Books on Teaching Shakespeare
Doona, John. A Practical Guide to Shakespeare for the Primary School. Routledge, 2012.
Gibson, Rex. Secondary School Shakespeare. Cambridge UP, 1990.
Gibson, Rex. Teaching Shakespeare. Cambridge UP,1998.
Gibson, Rex. Stepping into Shakespeare: Practical ways of teaching Shakespeare to younger learners. Cambridge UP, 2000.
Gibson, Rex & Field-Pickering, Janet. Discovering Shakespeare's Language. Cambridge UP, 1998.
Hill, Wayne & Ottchen, Cynthia. Shakespeare Insults: Educating Your Wit. Mainsail Press, Florida, 1994.
O'Brien, Peggy. Shakespeare Set Free. Folger Shakespeare Library. Washington Square Press, 1993.
O'Brien, Veronica. Teaching Shakespeare. London, 1982.
Shakespeare, William. All titles. Cambridge School Edition.
Stredder, James. The North Face of Shakespeare. Cambridge UP, 2009.

Full E-texts of Shakespeare's Plays 

Shakespeare's Plays in Story Form
Garfield, Leon. Shakespeare Stories. Puffin Books, 1985.
Lamb, Charles & Lamb, Mary. Tales from Shakespeare. (1804) Puffin Books. 1994.
Nesbit, E. The Children's Shakespeare. Random House, New York. 1938.
Packer, Tina. Tales from Shakespeare. Scholastic, 2004.

Shakespeare: History, Criticism and Biography
Beckerman, Bernard. Shakespeare and the Globe, 1599-1609. 1962.
Bentley, G.E. Shakespeare: A Biographical Handbook. 1951.
Boyce, Charles. Shakespeare A to Z. 1990.
Brown, Ivor. Shakespeare and the Actors. 1970.
Brown, John Russell. Shakespeare and his Theatre.
Campbell, Oscar James, ed. The Reader's Encyclopedia of Shakespeare. 1966.
Dobson, Michael, ed. The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare. 2001.
Epstein, Norrie. The Friendly Shakespeare. 1992.
Frye, R. M. Shakespeare's Life and Times: a Pictorial Record. 1067.
Gurr, Andrew. The Shakespearean Stage, 1574-1642. 1980.
Muir, Kenneth and Samuel Schoenbaum, eds. A New Companion to Shakespeare Studies, 1985.
Schoenbaum, Samuel. William Shakespeare: A Documentary Life. 1975.
Taylor, Gary. Reinventing Shakespeare. 1989.
Thomson, Peter. Shakespeare's Theatre. 1983.
Tillyard, E. M. W. The Elizabethan World Picture. 1943.
Wells, Stanley, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare Studies. 1986.

Online Resources
Encyclopaedia Britannica, The Globe Theatre
National Theatre (England)
Oxford University Press Canada online learning
Royal Shakespeare Company (England)
Shakespeare's Globe Education
Shakespeare's Life and Times
Shakespeare Online
Shakespeare in Action virtual lab


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