Full-text biographies, critical essays and reviews, poems, short stories and plays of more than 130,000 international authors. This database contains the full content of the Dictionary of Literary Biography, Contemporary Authors, and selections from Children's Literature Review, Drama Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism and 11 other literary criticism series.
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Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages The Oxford Classical Dictionary The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation
Full text online from over 400 encyclopedias, dictionaries and other reference books. Search a topic, build a concept map or browse information sources organized by subject. Find text, images, sound files, sortable data tables and more.
Concise, selective articles on traditional theatre as well as circus, magic, vaudeville, folk festivals, marginalized groups, overviews of theatre in key cities, significant theater companies, and key plays and actors.
Includes the history of performance as well as the writing of plays. Extensive treatments of subjects like Arabic Theatre and Hebrew Theatre. Longer articles are devoted to major playwrights. Many illustrations of productions.
Search or Browse a database covering all aspects of the Canadian and American Theatre. It includes some 40,000 pages of major reference materials, together with records to approximately 30,000 plays, 57,000 people, 5,400 theatres, 22,000 productions, and 2,500 production companies.