Shakespeare A to Z: The Essential Reference to His Plays, His Poems, His Life and Times, and More
Boyce, Charles, and David Allen White. New York: Facts on File, 1990. PR2892 .B69 1990 Reference Room
This illustrated book provides alphabetical listings and explanations of historical figures, actors, countries, cities, titles, characters, and concepts relating to Shakespeare. Minor characters such as "Citizen" are included. Further, entries for the plays include summaries, commentaries, textual notes, sources, and theatrical histories. Additionally, historical or literary figures only incidentally related to Shakespeare are included, such as Samuel Taylor Coleridge or William Caxton.