Finding Shakespeare at the Library of Congress

The following is a guest post by Abby Yochelson, English and American Literature Reference specialist at the Library of Congress’s Main Reading Room, Humanities and Social Sciences Division. This is the second in a small series of blog posts on Shakespeare at the Library of Congress. Sometimes it’s possible to feel a little insecure about […]

Et Tu, Congress?

The following is a guest post by Abby Yochelson, English and American Literature reference specialist at the Library of Congress’s Main Reading Room, Humanities and Social Sciences Division. This is the fourth in a small series of blog posts on Shakespeare at the Library of Congress. Several years ago I overheard the following conversation between […]

“Make No Bones About It” – It’s William Shakespeare’s Birthday!

Historians believe that Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564, and that he died on the same day in 1616. The 400th anniversary of his death this year is being celebrated worldwide through special exhibitions, performances, classes, and books. In honor of this anniversary, this is the first in a small series of blog posts […]