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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.Read more
- 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
- 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.' ChoiceSee more reviews
'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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- 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
Witnesses (transcripts and images)
All-witness spelling databases
Festschriften and analysed collections
Bibliographies and checklists
Biography and milieu
Editions and texts
Language, linguistics, philology
Shakespeare and his stage
Productions, stage history
Conferences, colloquia, etc.
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.
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