LibGuide for AP Literature.
Last Updated: Feb 6, 2017
The Tempest and Shakespeare's England: Websites
William Shakespeare, The Cobbe Portrait, 1610
- The Tempest (Folger Shakespeare Library)
Text and images related to The Tempest at the Folger Library. The Folger is a world-renowned research center on Shakespeare and on the early modern age in the West, located in Washington DC.
- The Tempest (Shakespeare Resource Center)
Synopsis of The Tempest and links to general background info on Shakespeare (works, biography, literary criticism, weblinks.)
- The Tempest Study Guide (Absolute Shakespeare)
Study guide for The Tempest including: plot summary, commentary, characters, and character analysis. Also, has links to other Shakespeare works, biography, quotes, etc.
- The Tempest: Complete text (The Oxford Shakespeare)
The Tempest from the 1914 Oxford edition of the Complete Works of William Shakespeare. This edition contains 37 plays and 154 sonnets, and is considered one of the most authoritative editions published in the 20th century.
- The Tempest: Primary Source Published 1674 (The Horace Howard Furness Shakespeare Library- University of Pennsylvania)
Digital Copy of The Tempest published in 1674 from a collection of primary and secondary texts that illuminate the theater, literature, and history of Shakespeare, Shakespearean texts, theatrical production and criticism.
The Procession, ca. 1600 by Robert Peake The Elder
(Depicting Queen Elizabeth I being carried in a procession)
- Queen Elizabeth I
Luminarium: Anthology of English Literature website with information about Queen Elizabeth I.
- English Renaissance in Context (ERIC)-- U. Penn
The English Renaissance in Context (ERIC) is a National Endowment for the Humanities funded project designed to provide scholars and students at a variety of levels with access to major texts of the English Renaissance in their original versions.
- Tudor History
Comprehensive information on all historical aspects of Tudor/Elizabethan England.
- Elizabethan Life
A good overview of life in the Elizabethan era.
Queen Elizabeth I
- Elizbethan Era in England
Website devoted to history of Elizabethan Era. It covers daily life, crime and punishments, military, politics, famous people, science and technology, religion, exploration, sports, arts, and other topics.
- Renaissance: The Elizabethan World
Website with links to information on Elizabethan period dress, food, maps, people, literature, music,and much more.
- Life in Elizabethan England: A Compendium of Common Knowledge
Information about all aspects of everyday life in Shakespeare's time.
- Shakespeare in American Communities-- National Endowment for the Arts
NEA website with links to resources about Elizabethan Era and Shakespeare.