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  1. Bibliographic index to journal articles, books and dissertations. Subjects covered include literature, literary theory & criticism, dramatic arts, printing & publishing, folklore, linguistics and language.
  2. Searchable, archival collection of core academic articles, books, and primary sources in arts, humanities and social sciences.
  3. Full text access to numerous Gale literary criticism series, such as Drama Criticism, Poetry Criticism, Contemporary Literary Criticism, etc., covering literature from 1400.
  4. Humanities and social science ebooks and journals.
  5. An online database consisting of at least one copy of every Old English text. The DOE Web Corpus represents about four million words of Old English and another million words of Latin.
  6. Digital library of more than 125,000 individual titles published in English from 1475-1700. Includes many subject areas.
  7. This is the master index to the literary series published by Gale Research Inc. such as the Dictionary of Literary Biography (DLB) and Contemporary Authors (CA).
  8. All issues of the Shakespeare Survey, a yearly publication since 1948, which publishes the best of international Shakespeare scholarship. Each volume is devoted to a theme, a play, or group of plays.
  9. Annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare and published or produced between 1964 and early 2005.

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  1. Cross search Gale sources of literature. Contains: Dictionary of Literary Biography; Gale Virtual Reference Library; Literautre Criticism Online; Something About the Author
  2. Primary source. Over 250 plays documenting the Asian American experience from the 18th century to the present.
  3. Primary source. Over 1,200 plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 150 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries.
  4. Biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres.
  5. Provides more than 5,100 authoritative profiles of authors, works and literary and historical topics.
  6. Primary source. Twelve collections, such as: Asia an the West; Europe and Africa; Women Digital Archive; Children Literature and Childhood.
  7. Comprehensive reference work covering all aspects of Canadian and American Theatre. Includes records to thousands of plays, people, theatres, productions, and companies, with access to some full text plays. Includes every production company, from Colonial times to the present, in both Canada and the United States.
  8. Primary source. 1,500 plays by women from the US and Canada.
  9. Online version of more than 200 language and subject dictionaries and reference works.
  10. Full text access to two series: Something About the Author, which examines lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults, and Something About the Author: Autobiography.
  11. Primary source. Online streaming video of more than 250 plays and over 100 documentaries.
  12. Primary source. Contains over 1,000 plays, together with detailed information on theaters, production companies, and more. Also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.
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