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Re: Hall and Holinshed
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.2188  Wednesday, 29 November 2000

[1]     From:   Philip Weller <
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        Date:   Tuesday, 28 Nov 2000 11:49:03 -0800
        Subj:   Re: SHK 11.2176 Hall and Holinshed

[2]     From:   Hardy M. Cook <
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        Date:   Wednesday, November 29, 2000
        Subj:   Re: SHK 11.2176 Hall and Holinshed


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From:           Philip Weller <
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Date:           Tuesday, 28 Nov 2000 11:49:03 -0800
Subject: 11.2176 Hall and Holinshed
Comment:        Re: SHK 11.2176 Hall and Holinshed

>Does anyone know where electronic texts of Edward Hall and Holinshed
>might be available?  I have checked most databanks, but perhaps I am
>missing something.  I know the Folger has made available lovely
>photographic reproductions.  But can these be turned into searchable
>electronic texts?


There is an electronic text (not a photographic reproduction) of
Holinshed's account of Macbeth at:
http://www.clicknotes.com/macbeth/Holinshed

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From:           Hardy M. Cook <
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Date:           Wednesday, November 29, 2000
Subject: 11.2176 Hall and Holinshed
Comment:        Re: SHK 11.2176 Hall and Holinshed

The Furness Library at its wonderful site
<http://www.library.upenn.edu/etext/collections/furness/> lets you view
the complete Hall
<http://dewey.lib.upenn.edu/CETI/Furness/index.cfm?TextID=hall_chronicle&PagePosition=1>
and many selections from Holinshed
<http://dewey.lib.upenn.edu/CETI/Furness/browseview.cfm>

A fair quality black and white facsimile of the complete 1577 Holinshed
(1493 facing pages) can be found at the FREE Featured Contents section
of Early English Books Online (Bell&Howell ProQuest)
<http://wwwlib.umi.com/eebo>

All the works in this collection are presented as PDF images, and, thus,
can be viewed online (using the DjVu plugin) or downloaded in PDF format
for viewing off-line with the Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Instructions for Downloading (WARNING THIS MIGHT TAKE DAYS DEPENDING ON
YOUR BANDWIDTH)

1. Go to http://wwwlib.umi.com/eebo

2. Click on Top STC Works:

3. Click History

4. Click in box beside Holinshed edition

5. Click Marked List

6. Click on Select Images

7. You cannot download the entire file at one time, so you will have to
250 to 300 pages at a time and expect difficulties.

8. Click download

9. Enter your e-mail address

10. Chick submit

11. Highlight PIN number and copy it

12. Click download

13. Paste PIN number in enter PIN

14. Click submit

15. Then wait and wait and wait
 

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