エリザベス朝研究会 The Society of the Elizabethan Theatre Studies

Shakespeare Documented

ボドリアン、BL、フォルジャー、Birth Place Trust, National Archives が共同で
新しいシェイクスピア関連の大規模なウェブサイトを完成させたようです。

Shakespeare Documented web site: http://www.shakespearedocumented.org
(http://www.shakespearedocumented.org )

A few highlights:

* The first printed reference ( http://shaksper.net/archive-news?subid=1171&ctrl=url&urlid=6998&mailid=843) to Shakespeare;

* The parish register ( http://shaksper.net/archive-news?subid=1171&ctrl=url&urlid=6999&mailid=843
) in which Shakespeare’s baptism and death are recorded; and

* A manuscript describing Shakespeare’s partying habits ( http://shaksper.net/archive-news?subid=1171&ctrl=url&urlid=7000&mailid=843).

On the site you will find images, descriptions, and transcriptions of:

* 103 manuscripts that refer to William Shakespeare by name in his
lifetime (spelled in many different ways, which was typical of the
period), including four manuscripts signed by him, and one letter
addressed to him

* 89 printed books and manuscripts from Shakespeare’s lifetime that
mention or quote his plays or poems, or that refer to him directly or
indirectly as a writer

* 34 Stationers’ Register entries for Shakespeare’s plays and poems,
up to and including the First Folio (1623), five of which name him as
author

* 84 printed editions of Shakespeare’s plays and poems, up to and
including the First Folio (1623), 62 of which include his name on the
title-page
or dedicatory leaf

* More than 100 documents that refer to other members of Shakespeare’s
family, including references to Shakespeare’s coat of arms

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