It’s almost here! A new and improved version of Infobase’s award-winning Bloom’s Literature will be relaunched on August 8, 2017, with a dynamic new design, exciting new features, and a wealth of new content. One of the many new features to come is a brand-new Shakespeare Center, containing everything your students need to study the Bard. This innovative new resource houses in one convenient location a treasure trove of multimedia content on all things Shakespeare—including detailed analysis and scholarly criticism; the full, searchable text of all of his plays; the full text of the award-winning Facts On File Companion to Shakespeare; performance videos; extensive background essays; research and writing advice; discussion questions; and more.
Highlights of the Upcoming New Shakespeare Center:
- Easy access to complete Shakespeare content: The new Shakespeare Center covers every play in depth, along with the sonnets and longer poems, providing a complete research and study center for students and a robust repository of content for educators to use for lesson planning, assignments, and classes.
- Extensive background material: Comprehensive essays and articles provide history and context to Shakespeare’s life, times, and impact—covering topics including society and culture in Shakespeare’s day, other writers of Shakespeare’s day, the history of the Shakespeare authorship controversy, and more.
- Coverage of each play includes:
- The full, searchable text of the play
- Analysis of key passages
- Critical articles by noted scholars, selected by Harold Bloom
- Introduction and background
- Detailed synopses
- In-depth character studies
- Difficulties of the play
- The play today
- Full-length performance videos
- Images and illustrations
- “How to Write about” articles
- Discussion questions.
Click on the links below for more information about Bloom’s Literature: