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Shakespeare in Movies: ENG 0822, ENG 0922: Home

Research resources for the GenEd course, "Shakespeare in Movies."


Twelfth Night Othello As You Like It Hamlet The Tempest

These are just a few resources that may be useful for finding information related to Shakespeare and film. Use the tabs across the top of the page to locate the types of sources you need. For additional information, refer to the English Literature-Shakespeare Film and Media Arts, or Shakespeare & Music guides. Comments? Suggestions? Let me know!

Reference Shelf - Unpacking Shakespeare

Need to quick look up a Shakespearian name, symbol, or theme? Just need to name a specifc film technique? Use the following sources for help.

Audio Recordings Available

Literature Online homepage

Each play is recorded by noted actors, many of whom were trained at the Royal Shakespeare Company, such as Simon Russell Beale, Joseph Fiennes, David Tennant, Niamh Cusack and Sir John Gielgud and includes sound effects and music to bring the plays further to life.  All audio plays are in mp3 format and will play on your computer’s default media player.

Give it a try! Listen to Simon Russell Beale deliver Hamlet's "to be or not to be" soliloquy.

Research Help

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Office: Paley Library 314
Phone: 215.204.4583