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Shakespeare Guide

Welcome to the UVic Libraries' Shakespeare Guide!

In this guide you will find many resources for the study of Shakespeare. UVic Libraries provides access to an immense collection of materials related to Shakespeare's life and works. This guide is meant to serve as a starting point into our collection.

If you would like to suggest a resource be added to this guide, or would like to provide feedback on the guide, please contact UVic's Librarian for English, Justin Harrison, at

Depicts Hamlet with the skull of Yorick. Horatio stands beside him, and beneath them one of the gravediggers is at work with his shovel. Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888, artist.

Hamlet. "Here hung those lips that I have kissed I know not how oft. Where be your gibes now? Your gambols? Your songs? Your flashes of merriment, that were wont to set the table on a roar?", Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, act V, scene I / F.O.C. Darley, 1884.



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