Celebrate William Shakespeare’s birthday

Posted by Bethan Hirst - Wednesday, 20 Apr 2022


Welcome to our celebration of the life and work of William Shakespeare. On this page you can register for FREE access to hand-picked ebook bundles*, find details of open access content on manchesteropenhive and watch our authors introduce their recent Shakespeare related titles. Why not try our Shakespeare themed crossword puzzle at the bottom of the page!

We would love to know what you’ve been reading to celebrate the great Bards birthday, why not let us know @ManchesterUP.

FREE ebooks

We’re offering FREE access to two ebook bundles between 26th and 28th April. To access one of these bundles, simply register your details by completing the form at the bottom of this page.

Bundle one – Shakespeare on Screen

Shakespeare’s cinema of love – Serial Shakespeare

Bundle two – Shakespeare in Literature and drama

Shakespeare’s histories and counter-histories  –  William Shakespeare and John Donne

Open Access books

These books are permanently Open Access on manchesteropenhive,

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Watch a selection of MUP authors introduce their recent Shakespeare related titles

Shakespeare and the supernatural – introduced by Yan Brailowsk

The Shakespearean comic and tragicomic, French inflections – introduced by Richard Hillman

Serial Shakespeare, An infinite variety of appropriations in American TV drama – MUP Editor Matthew Frost interviews Elisabeth Bronfen

Register for your ebook bundle here

Complete this form to receive FREE access one of our ebooks bundles between 26th and the 28th April,

Try our Shakespeare themed crossword puzzle!

* Offer closes at midnight on the 23rd April. Free access lasts between the 26th and the 28th April.

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