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Shakespeare-Related Keywords

Before searching library resources, think about how you would like to focus your search. Are you primarily interested in one specific play? Or one specific character? Or Shakespeare's life? Or Elizabethan Theatre? or themes in Shakespeare's tragedies or comedies?

 Try focusing your search by combining the term "Shakespeare" with some of the following terms:

  • Specific plays (examples: Hamlet; Othello; King Lear)
  • Specific characters (examples: Lady Macbeth; Ophelia; Juliet)
  • Drama
  • Comedies
  • Tragedies
  • Characters
  • Poetry
  • Sonnets
  • Globe Theatre
  • Elizabethan Theatre
  • Biography
  • Dramatic production