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Theater *: Plays In Full Text

This guide is intended to help any faculty, graduate, or undergraduate student find resources in the areas of theater and drama.

America Drama 1714-1915

America Drama 1714-1915
"Containing more than 1,500 dramatic works from the early eighteenth century up to the beginning of the twentieth, American Drama 1714–1915 reflects American dramatic writing in all its richness and diversity: plays in verse, farces, melodramas, minstrel shows, realist plays, frontier plays, temperance dialogues and a range of other genres are represented. Major dramatists include David Belasco, Rachel Crothers, Augustin Daly, Clyde Fitch, Edward Harrigan, James Herne, William Dean Howells and Joaquin Miller."

English Drama

English Drama
"A unique collection of more than 3,900 plays in verse and prose tracing the development of drama in English from the medieval mystery cycles to the comedies of Oscar Wilde."

Latino Literature

Latino Literature
"This is the most comprehensive database in this field, with more than 100,000 pages of fiction and poetry representing Chicano and Latin American writers working in the United States. The drama section will soon include over 450 plays, with 500 photographs on the Hispanic Theater. The majority of works are from the 20th c., from the Chicano Renaissance to the present day. The groups represented are Chicanos, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Argentineans, Dominicans, and Central Americans. Supplementary items included are playbills and performance material, poetry readings, book presentation flyers, book covers, and photographs. All items are indexed and linked to the texts. Texts are in English or Spanish."