Saturday 23 April 2016

Shakespeare week: Sat April 23

Shakespeare is surely the world's most global playwright? Today, Saturday, April 23, marks the 400th anniversary of his death, and so all this week I've been posting and sharing relevant links,with a focus on Shakespeare in Asia. Today, though links to sites from leading Western libraries and from the British Council. All are well-worth clicking around.
Folger Shakespeare Library, USA 
Bodleian First Folio,  A digital facsimile of the First Folio of Shakespeare's plays, from the Bodleian Library, UK
Discovering Literature: Shakespeare The British Library.
British Council Shakespeare Lives
British Council Literature
British Council Exploring English: Shakespeare Free online course. Improve your English language skills by looking at the life and works of William Shakespeare.
British Council Teaching English: Shakespeare's language.  For those teaching English as a foreign language.

Daily Shakespeare Twitter spot
Today, this is replaced by a list of accounts from organisations mentioned in the links just given.
@LitBritish (British Council Literature)