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Databases by Subject: Drama/Theater Arts
Contains a fully indexed, cross-referenced and annotated databank of over 60,000 journal articles, books , book chapters, and dissertation abstracts on all aspects of theatre, dance and performance in 126 countries.
Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 270 international periodicals covering a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry, including theater, musical theater, dance, opera, film, and television. Coverage: 1998-present.
Provides online access to full text entries for ten of the Gale Literature Criticism series, including: Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism, Literature Criticism from 1400-1800, Classical & Medieval Literature Criticism, Shakespearean Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Drama Criticism, Children's Literature Review
Database of citations to journal articles, books and dissertations from the 1920s. International coverage in the disciplines of literature, language and linguistics literary theory and criticism.
Searchable database of 30,000 plays written from Antiquity to the present and published from 1949 to the present.
Database of citations to books, journal articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews and collections of essays published anywhere in the world from 1920 onwards.
Find American plays, farces, melodramas, minstrel shows, realist plays, frontier plays and temperance dialogues. From 1714 to 1915.
Collection of plays with related biographical, production, and theatrical information from the late 19th century to the writings of contemporary playwrights.
Full-text of plays including rare works from the mid-1800s to the present by playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries.
A searchable database of more than 3,900 full-text plays in verse and prose tracing the development of drama in English from the medieval mystery cycles to the comedies of Oscar Wilde, covering 1300 to 1900.
Latino Literature offers fiction, poetry and plays written in English and Spanish by Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican and other Latino authors working in the United States from the Chicano Renaissance to the present, some as early as the Nineteenth Century.
Database of full-text plays that are browsable and searchable. Also includes the Native Playwrights' Newsletter, containing original essays, articles, photographs, interviews, reviews, and production information related to the plays. From early 1900s to the present.
Covers all aspects of the Canadian and American Theatre, including major reference materials, plays, people, theatres, production companies from the 1600s to the present.
Full-text plays that are browsable and searchable. Also includes playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays. From colonial times to the present.
Full-text scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities for the interdisciplinary academic study of Hispanic and Latin America and the Caribbean Basin in Spanish, Portuguese and English.
Full-text database of the most recent Arden Shakespeare editions of the complete works, as well as editions and adaptations of Shakespeare's works, other works published during Shakespeare's time, prompt books, the Gordon Crosse Theatrical Diaries, criticism, reviews, and images.
A searchable database of the Shakespeare Survey, a yearbook of Shakespeare studies and production. Each volume is devoted to a theme, or play, or group of plays and reviews of the year's textual and critical studies, and major British performances. From 1948 to present.
Online streaming video of more than 250 performances of the world's leading plays and more than 100 film documentaries.
Contains nearly 2,500 published plays from throughout the English-speaking world, covering the history of modern drama from the 1890s to the present day.
Searchable and browsable database of over 1,500 major American and Canadian plays from the 20th century, together with information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.
A searchable database consisting of the most comprehensive record of Shakespeare-related scholarship and theatrical productions published or produced worldwide between 1960 and the present time.