The University of Birmingham’s world-renowned research and reference collection on English Renaissance literature is housed at the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon. Shakespeare in performance, textual studies on Renaissance drama, the culture of Renaissance England and, more widely, the impact of Shakespeare on modern culture, form the core of this unique collection. The library houses major theatre archives, including those of the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre Company and holds a comprehensive collection of Shakespeare on film. Learn more about this fantastic library and its collections through our regular posts
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