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New Oxford Shakespeare Online

The New Oxford Shakespeare Online, which encompasses the content of all three printed volumes — the modern critical edition (complete works in modern spelling), the critical reference edition (complete works in original spelling), and the authorship companion — is now available to the Cornell community.  In addition to the texts of Shakespeare’s plays and verse, […]

New: North American Indian Drama

The Library has recently purchased access to Alexander Street Press’s North American Indian Drama, an online resource containing the full text of 244 plays by 48 American Indian, First Nation, and Pacific Islander playwrights of the 20th century; information about the plays and their production, and biographical data. The collection represents groups across the United […]

Ben Jonson Goes Digital

It’s hard not to be impressed with The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online, offering to the Cornell community a fully searchable version of the 7-volume print edition (all the original introductions, collations, and commentary) as well as a rich array of related primary and secondary materials: old-spelling texts, several hundred high-quality […]

Explore Victorian Popular Culture

We’re excited to announce Cornell access to Adam Matthew’s Victorian Popular Culture, a unique archival resource for four fascinating areas of 19th British century life: (1) Spiritualism, Sensation & Magic; (2) Circuses, Sideshows & Freaks; (3) Music Hall, Theatre & Popular Entertainment; (4) Moving Pictures, Optical Entertainments & the Advent of Cinema.  In addition to […]

BBC Shakespeare in Streaming Video

The Library has acquired a one-year subscription to Ambrose Video’s BBC Shakespeare Plays in streaming video. The 37 television adaptations were produced from 1978 through 1985, enlisting directors such as Alvin Rakoff, Jonathan Miller, David Hugh Jones, and Jane Howard, as well as actors John Gielgud, Alan Rickman, Claire Bloom, and Helen Mirren, among others. […]

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