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Communication & Mass Media Complete
Communication & Mass Media Complete provides research in areas related to communication and mass media.Includes a number of theatre and drama journals.
Film and Television Literature Index with Full Text
Film and Television Literature Index with Full Text offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 300 publications, with full text for over 90 journals and 50 books. It also offers selected coverage of another 300 publicationsA comprehensive bibliographic and full-text database covering the entire spectrum of television and film.
The MLA International Bibliography, produced by the Modern Language Association, consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore, and includes coverage from 1963 to the present. The MLA International Bibliography provides access to scholarly research in over 3,000 journals and series. It also covers relevant monographs, working papers, proceedings, bibliographies, and other formats.Good resource for articles about plays and playwrights.
Full-text poems, essays, plays, speeches, and short stories. Available to Wisconsin residents via BadgerLinkInternational in scope, LitFinder covers all time periods and contains a wealth of primary literature content. This includes approximately 1,700 full-text plays.
- Theatre Journals owned by Polk Library
Oxford Reference Online
Online versions of over 100 dictionaries, encyclopedias and reference books. Coverage of a broad range of subjects: from General Reference, Language and Quotations to Science and Medicine, and from Humanities and Social Sciences to Business and Professional. Examples of titles include: A Dictionary of Biology, The Kings and Queens of Britain, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music, A Dictionary of Geography, A Dictionary of African Mythology and many, many more! Click here to view the list of available reference books, arranged by subject.Find quick, reliable definitions and background information in a number of online dictionaries and encyclopedias.
Gale Literature Criticism Online
Full text access to Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism, Shakespeare Criticism, Literature Criticism 1400-1800, Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Short Story Criticism, Drama Criticism, Children's Literature ReviewAccess to full text criticism in sources such as Drama Criticism, Shakespeare Criticism and more.
Literary Reference Center
Literary Reference Center (LRC) is a literary reference database, which provides users with a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. LRC is a database that combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not available anywhere else. Literary Reference Center contains full text for more than 31,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticism, more than 156,000 author biographies (including more than 22,000 in-depth bios), more than 440 literary journals, more than 620,000 book reviews, more than 68,000 classic and contemporary poems, more than 18,000 classic and contemporary short stories, more than 5,500 author interviews, more than 8,200 classic texts and much more. In addition, Literary Reference Center includes Merriam Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of American Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of British Literature, Continuum Encyclopedia of Children's Literature, The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, Beacham's Research Guide to Biography and Criticism (six volumes), The Oxford Illustrated History of English Literature, The Literary Encyclopedia, The Columbia Companion to the 20th Century American Short Story , all of MagillOnLiterature PlusT , and much moreA comprehensive database providing a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.
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Project MuseProject Muse provides worldwide, networked, subscription access to the full text of the Press's 40+ scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.Provides full text articles from a number of scholarly theatre journals.