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The World Shakespeare Bibliography on CD-ROM 1980–1996

The World Shakespeare Bibliography on CD-ROM 1980–1996

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  • Date Published: May 2000
  • availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from TBC
  • format: CD-ROM
  • isbn: 9780521625357

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  • The World Shakespeare Bibliography is a fully searchable database providing annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare. This CD-ROM contains over 50,000 separate records of material published or produced in the years 1980–1996. The scope is international, with coverage extending to seventy-five languages and representing every country in North America, South America, and Europe, and most countries in Asia, Africa, and Australasia. Each entry searchable by author, title, subject, keyword, date, medium, language, publisher and periodical title. Users can make Boolean and proximity searches, and may click on names, terms, concepts and titles to bring related works to the screen. Customers who purchased the 1998 disk as part of the registration scheme will be entitled to this update for free.

    • A unique collection of references to material on Shakespeare in seventy-five languages
    • Full and fast searching
    • The facility to annotate, cut and paste, bookmark, and print out entries, and to create new hypertext links
    • Represents every country in North and South America, Europe, and most countries in Asia, Africa and Australasia
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    • Winner of the Library Association Besberman Medal for Outstanding Bibliography

    Reviews & endorsements

    'Probably the most useful and certainly the most comprehensive tool for Shakespearean study … this already powerful research tool is even better in its CD-ROM version. It is essential for all undergraduate, graduate and research libraries, as well as general reference collections.' Choice

    'Powerful retrieval facilities to access large amounts of text … it allows users to create their own hypertext links between entries.' Multimedia Bookseller

    'The range of languages represented on the CD-ROM demonstrates … the breadth of international study devoted to Shakespeare.' Computers and Texts

    'The World Shakespeare Bibliography on CD-ROM represents a significant technological advance in bibliographical aspects of scholarship on Shakespeare, and it will undoubtedly be adopted as one of the most important basic research tools in the field.' Studies in English Literature

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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2000
    • format: CD-ROM
    • isbn: 9780521625357
    • dimensions: 143 x 125 x 10 mm
    • weight: 0.055kg
    • availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from TBC
  • Table of Contents

    General editors' introduction
    Editor's introduction
    Witnesses (transcripts and images)
    All-witness spelling databases
    Analysis workshop
    Stemmatic commentary
    General bibliography
    User guide
    Festschriften and analysed collections
    Bibliographies and checklists
    Biography and milieu
    Editions and texts
    Reference works
    Textual studies
    Language, linguistics, philology
    Shakespeare and his stage
    Productions, stage history
    Conferences, colloquia, etc.
    General studies
    Part I. Play Groups: Apocrypha
    Part II. Individual Works: Bibliography of all of Shakespeare's plays, individually
    Indexes: authors, actors, dramatists, subjects. System requirements This product runs identically on PC Windows and Macintosh systems. The following equipment is recommended. PC:
    386, 486, or Pentium with Windows 3.1+ or 95
    8Mb of RAM
    double-speed CD-ROM drive. Macintosh: system 7 or later
    4Mb of RAM
    double-speed CD-ROM drive. Macintosh users are advised that, while the present disk will run on Apple machines under System 7 or later, it is possible that future releases in the series may be dependent on Windows or Windows emulation software.

  • Editor

    James L. Harner, Texas A & M University


    • Winner of the Library Association Besberman Medal for Outstanding Bibliography

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