Literature & Theatre Databases
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A library of English and American poetry, drama and prose, full-text literature journals, and criticism and reference resources.
Biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors from every age and literary discipline.
Research tool for the humanities indexing international scholarly materials on modern language, literature, linguistics, and folklore.
Streaming video access to 37 BBC Shakesepare Plays and the series “A History of Civil Rights in America”
Biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.
An extensive collection of critical essays on contemporary authors.
Nearly 10,000 biographical and critical essays on the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.
Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.
Based on the English Short Title Catalog, the 18th Century Collection Online contains over 180,000 titles in full text published in the UK in the 18th century
A catalogue of holdings in more than 2000 libraries world-wide, including the British Library.
Backfiles of scholarly publications including the full runs of each journal which allows viewing of the articles exactly as they appear in print.
Online edition of Gale's Nineteenth Century Literary Criticism and Twentieth Century Literary Criticism.
Access to more than 135,000 full-text poems, stories, plays and more.
Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.
Online access to a comprehensive selection of prestigious humanities and social sciences journals.
Essays on more than 1,600 authors and literary genres.
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