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Shakespeare Across Subject Areas

Science Database Searches

Database Searches:

Modern researchers posit that William Shakespeare may have drawn inspiration from contemporary scientific thinkers. Search the databases below for texts of Shakespeare's original works (primary sources) or criticism and research about it (secondary sources). Possible keyword searches include the following:

  • Shakespeare AND Copernicus
  • Shakespeare AND Galileo
  • Shakespeare AND Francis Bacon
  • Shakespeare AND Jean-Martin Charcot
  • Shakespeare AND Thomas Digges
  • Shakespeare AND Tycho Brahe‚Äč

Shakespeare's Starlings

Did one man's 1890 attempt to pay tribute to Shakespeare permanently alter U.S. Ecology?

Social Science Database Searches

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Shakespeare's works provide insight into a wide variety of social institutions and social relationships.. Search the databases below for texts of Shakespeare's original works (primary sources) or criticism and research about it (secondary sources). Possible keyword searches include the following:

  • Shakespeare AND gender
  • Shakespeare AND race
  • Shakespeare AND social class
  • Shakespeare AND religion
  • Shakespeare AND parenting