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ENG 330: Text and Context: Moby-Dick and Shakespeare: Other
A guide to the library resources for ENG 330 - Text and Context: Moby-Dick and Shakespeare. Spring 2020.
Full-text of 20 different versions, including 12 full Bibles, five New Testament texts, two versions of the Gospels only, and William Tyndale's translations of the Pentateuch, Jonah and the New Testament. Available from Literature Online under "Individual Collections."
Includes eleven major editions from the First Folio of 1623 to the Cambridge edition of 1863-6, 28 separate contemporary printings of individual plays and poems, selected apocrypha and related works. Also contains more than one hundred adaptations, sequels and burlesques from the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, including the whole of Bell's Acting Edition of Shakespeare's Plays (1774).
Features the prompt book collection at the Folger Shakespeare Library, which tell the story of Shakespeare’s plays as they were performed in theatres throughout Great Britain, the United States, and internationally, between the seventeenth and twentieth centuries. They include personal notes, sketches and cues for lighting and music, from set design and costume to music and acting. Prompt books for over 90% of Shakespeare’s plays are included, including editions owned by notable actors and directors such as Charles and John Philip Kemble, Henry Irving, Ellen Terry, and Laurence Olivier. Performances of particular cultural importance have been selected as case studies, including David Garrick’s revised 1772 production of Hamlet, Henry Irving’s 1879 production of The Merchant of Venice, and Laurence Olivier’s Academy Award-winning cinema release of Hamlet in 1948.
Provides annotated entries for books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electrical media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare The scope is international.
"The Melville Electronic Library will be an online center for Melville studies. As an innovative "critical archive," MEL will provide scholars, critics, instructors, students, and general readers with a reliable "textual core" of all versions of all of Melville's works in manuscript and print. When completed, it will also enable users to search all versions of Melville's texts, compare them, link them to biographical, critical, and cultural materials (such as art works, sources, reviews, criticism, and adaptations) also located in the library's seven 'rooms.'"