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Quiz: Is Your Shakespeare Sharper Than a Serpent’s Tooth? – The New York Times

About the First Folio! Tourfolio

Idaho Center for the Book Newsletter
See One of Shakespeare’s Rare First Folios (Idaho Statesman)

First Folio Tour! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare

“First Folio on Display,” Folgerpedia. Folger Shakespeare Library
400 Years After His Death, Shakespeare’s First Folio Goes Out On Tour (NPR)
Dates Set for Shakespeare’s First Folio! at Boise State
Folger Shakespeare Library announcement
A Rare Look at Shakespeare’s First Edition at DC’s Folger Library (ABC News)

Books about Shakespeare and the First Folio

David Scott Kastan. Shakespeare and the Book. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge UP, 2001.
Stephen H. Grant. Collecting Shakespeare: The Story of Henry and Emily Folger. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.
Peter W.M. Blayney. The First Folio of Shakespeare. Washington, DC: Folger Library Publications, 1991.
Emily Smith. The Making of Shakespeare’s First Folio. Oxford, UK: Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, 2015.
Owen Williams and Caryn Lazzuri, eds. Foliomania! Stories Behind Shakespeare’s Most Important Book. 2nd Issue. Washington DC: Folger Shakespeare Library, 2015.


Folger Shakespeare Library
The Wonder of Will
Folger Digital Texts
Shakespeare’s Theater
Luna, Folger’s Digital Image Collection
Shakespeare: Subject To Change
University of Kansas, Shakespeare Research Guide
Interactive Exhibition Website
The First Folio Book Reader: A fully digitized version of one of the Folger Shakespeare Library’s First Folios
The MIT Global Shakespeares Video & Performance Archive

About Shakespeare’s Era

Shakespeare’s Life
A comparative overview of key events in the area of politics, religion and theater from 1547-1625
British History Online, 16th Century and 17th Century
Shakespeare Electronic Archive
Shakespeare Documented: Hundreds of documents collected from all over the world documenting Shakespeare in his own time.

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First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library, has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor and by the support of , Vinton and Sigrid Cerf, the British Council, Stuart and Mimi Rose, and other generous donors.