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The Shakespearean Tragedy
The Meaning Behind Romeo and Juliet
Overview: Romeo and Juliet
Crash Course: Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
Other Romeo and Juliet Resources
Britannica High School Edition This link opens in a new window
Reference articles, journals, magazines, websites, multimedia, and curriculum content for high school students. Includes dictionary, atlas and student workspace.
Literature Resource Center This link opens in a new window
Biographical information, overviews, criticism and reviews on writers in all disciplines, from all periods and from around the world.
Romeo and Juliet in your Learning Commons
Try searching for Romeo and Juliet in Destiny to see what your local Learning Commons has to offer!
Romeo and Juliet at the Movies
Gnomeo and Juliet (2011)
Directed by Kelly Asbury, this 2011 cartoon version featured two gnomes from rival gardens falling in love, and included the voices of James McAvoy and Emily Blunt for the title characters.
Romeo + Juliet (1996)
Directed by Baz Luhrmann, this hip modernized 1996 version starred Leonardo DiCaprio and Clare Danes.
Romeo and Juliet (1968)
Directed by Franco Zeffirelli, this 1968 version of Romeo and Juliet starred Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey.