General Shakespeare resources and further reading

The British Library has an amazing collection of resources which you can find here,

Shakespeare’s Language

Frank Kermodes magisterial work is a must read for teachers.

This is Shakespeare

Emma Smith’s book is accessible, lively and fascinating – perfect for both teachers and students. There are individual chapters on all the GCSE set texts.


Some teaching resources from Douglas Wise.

Romeo and Juliet

Susan Strachan’s blog on law in Romeo and Juliet with links to other resources.

The Merchant of Venice

Shakespeare, Race and Colonialism

Ania Loomba’s book is an important read for teachers of The Merchant of Venice.