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Shakespeare Survey Online
Yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production, in publication since 1948. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays; each also contains reviews of that year's textual and critical studies, and of the year's major British performances.
MLA International Bibliography
Indexes journal articles, book chapters and more in literature, language development, linguistics and folklore; with abstracts.
Dates Covered: 1926-present.
Literature Criticism (Gale)
Great starting place for research on any writer-including novelists, poets, and playwrights. Search across several collections for literary criticism and biographical information on writers. Includes the following series: Drama Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Poetry Criticism and Shakespearean Criticism.
Previously known as Literature Criticism Online.
Understanding Shakespeare (JSTOR)
This beta project allows users to connect specific lines within Shakespeare's works to the articles that discuss those lines and are available via JSTOR.
Includes 1200+ play scripts from Bloomsbury's National Theatre Collection, Methuen Drama, Arden Shakespeare imprints, Faber & Faber Ltd., Playwrights Canada Press, Nick Hern Books, Aurora Metro Books, and Oberon Books. Also includes production photos from the Victoria and Albert Museum Performance Archive, Critical Studies and Performance Practice (2016-17), and The American Shakespeare Center, as well as videos from Shakespeare's Globe on Screen, and performances by the Royal Shakespeare Company. Drama Online Core Collection annual updates are also included.