Shakespeare in the Little Apple

Features K-State Libraries' resources supporting discovery of Shakespeare.

Library Research Guide

Welcome to the Shakespeare in the Little Apple Research Guide!

Books on shelves at Kansas State University Libraries. Link leads to larger view of same image.

Welcome to the Libraries' Shakespeare in the Little Apple Guide! This guide is designed to introduce you to K-State Libraries' many Shakespeare-related resources. If this guide does not have the information you are looking for, don't hesitate to Ask A Librarian for help any time during the Libraries' service hours.

Why Shakespeare?

She loved me for the dangers I had pass'd, and I loved her that she did pity them. Othello.

How can you learn a Shakespeare play? Easy. 

Read a plot synopsis. These are outlines that will give you the bird's eye view.

Read an annotated copy of the play. The annotated copy has notes that explain the action.

Watch a video. Many stage productions have been filmed.

Use the tabs at the left to locate any of these resources.

How many plays did Shakespeare write?

Though documentation is less than ideal, it is widely believed that he wrote 37 plays.

How many Shakespeare plays have you read?
0-1 play: 2 votes (7.41%)
2-4 plays: 9 votes (33.33%)
5-9 plays: 7 votes (25.93%)
10-15 plays: 6 votes (22.22%)
16 or more plays: 3 votes (11.11%)
Total Votes: 27