The following sources are to support Mrs. Gomez's assignment, King Lear: Multigenre Character Study


Databases


Student Resource Center - (from home, access code is needed! HINT: look at end of URL)
1. Click on Advanced Search
2. Put in keywords for search (ie: "King Lear")
3. Limit results by: Critical Essay

POWER Library's OmniFile Mega - (from home you will need to go to www.buckslib.org and use a public library card and PIN #)
1. Put in keywords for search
2. Limit to "Full Text Articles" and "Peer Reviewed"

POWER Library's NetLibrary - (from home you will need to go to www.buckslib.org and use a public library card and PIN #)
Note: Bloom's Notes -William Shakespeare's King Lear is a terrific source!
1. Put in keywords for search (ie: "King Lear" analysis
2. Select book which is relevant to your search query
3. Use the Table of Contents or "Search this econtent" feature to find particular character

Websites


Absolute Shakespeare: King Lear Characters Analysis
The Cambridge History of English and American Literature
Early Modern Literary Studies
Google Books: Select "Literary Criticism" on the left panel and then add search terms. (note: try Advanced Search to limit "Full View Only" and/or publication date)
Open Source Shakespeare - need to find the lines for a certain character? Use this database for specified searching by character.
Shakespeare's Character's Lear
Shakespeare: Criticisms of King Lear
Shmoop - Although this is NOT a resource for finding a critical article, it's a good overview of each of King Lear's characters
Voices of the Shuttle: Renaissance & 17 Century