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This guide will give you guidance in researching poets and poetry. Here you will find books located in the MS State Library, e-books, databases for scholarly resources, and legitimate online Web resources. Follow the tabs on the side to find what you nee

William Shakespeare: Poet, Playwright, & Actor

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was a poet, playwright, & actor is known as one of the greatest writers of the Renaissance.  Some of his most popular plays include: Romeo & Juliet, Midsummer Night's Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, Macbeth, & Julius Caesar.  Additionaly, he is also remembered for his Sonnets.  ‚Äč


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Books on Shakespeare

E-books on Shakespeare