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This section includes a number of resources to assist with the study of the Testament of Cresseid, including : -

The Testament of Cresseid - the full text of the poem, with supporting glossary and explanatory notes.
Multiple Choice Questions – to assess your understanding of the poem.
Study Tools – Contextual information about the poem and the poet
Summary – a synopsis of the poem
Notes – Explanatory notes
ToC AV – an audio visual guide to the Testament of Cresseid, including images taken from the 1593 edition held in the British Library and an audio recording of the full poem.
Teaching Notes – supporting notes for teachers

Focussing on four of Shakespeare’s tragedies and illustrated from on the collections held in the libraries that make up the Britain in Print partnership and others, this section aims to provide students and teachers with a study tool which can be used in the classroom or at home. The plays covered are: -

Taking key passages from each of the plays, “Themes in Tragedy,” offers a textual analysis with links to commentary, themes, contexts, character and language.

Mary Queen of Scots

James VI (I)

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One of the key objectives of the Britain in Print project was to develop online learning resources that draw on the strengths of the collections of the partner libraries to create unqiue learning materials that would be available free of charge to all. Accordingly three resources have been created, two of which cover a literary theme, whilst the third is historical.

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