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Ophelia: A Research Guide: Home

Learn about this melancholy maid, driven to madness, collateral damage of the clumsy avenger


This Gumberg Library research guide on Shakespeare's Ophelia, will help you research the character and the play in which she features. It will connect you to texts of Hamlet, background information, criticism of the play in books and articles, as well as video and audio performances. We hope you will find it useful. Enjoy!

Reference Works

Reference Works


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Getting Materials from Other Libraries

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To do further research on The Bard, visit the Shakespeare research guide

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