Here are some digital resources to help you with your study.
If you have ANY questions, please ask. We may just surprise you with an answer!
Databases – EPIC
The USERNAME and PASSWORD are available via your teacher or library staff. Due to privacy restrictions, we cannot publish it on the open internet.
Select Student Resources in Context and type in Midsummer – select midsummer night’s dream from the pop-up list and click search.
Choose from your results - you can either scroll down or select from the topics on the left hand side e.g. Plot Summary or Critical Essays, etc.
You could also try searching other EPIC Databases e.g. Literature Resource Centre; Discovering Collection.
Midsummer Night's Dream
LOL! Funny but accurate animation/plot summary. :)
Where will I find some books?
You will find books on this subject at 822.3 on the non-fiction shelves. We have collected up some books for you too.
Please check with your teacher or ask for them at the Issues desk.
Luminarium: Anthology of English Literature - http://www.luminarium.org/ is a beautiful website which has resources on Medieval; Renaissance; 17th Century and Restoration English Literature. If you click on Ren Drama and select William Shakespeare this will lead you to the website Mr William Shakespeare and the internet.
You can also use Luminarium to find information on Elizabethan life. Return to Luminarium’s home page and click on Renaissance. Now click on Renaissance Resources and select from the list of topics:- E.g. History, Politics, and Law; The Plague; Magic, Witchcraft, and the Supernatural; Religion & Philosophy; Renaissance Theatre. On the right hand side you can find some Images of London.
For information on Religion, Language, and Hobbies[Pastimes] have a look in Life in Elizabethan England: a compendium of common knowledge - http://www.elizabethan.org/compendium/.
Also the website Elizabethan England Life http://www.elizabethanenglandlife.com/ available via EPIC database Student Resources in Context – Elizabethan era search – is good for all aspects of life in those times. Does contain really annoying ads!
Elizabethan crime & punishment:
Queen Elizabeth I: