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Full text database of over 300 scholarly periodicals in the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and many others. Access is also available in Electronic Collections Online via First Search.
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Use a Google Scholar search to link to many articles available freely on the web or through the library. You can request articles not available on the web through interlibrary loan to have them delivered to you by email.
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For articles and background information about playwrights and their works, including citations to news and reviews, try the sources below.
Look up playwrights to find biographical information and citations to book reviews, news articles, and more.
Full-text biographical information from the Who's Who volumes and 250 periodicals; news articles, thumbnail and narrative biographies.
Dictionary of Literary Biography
REF 809 D561 This gigantic set provides multipage entries on authors in a variety of genres with pictures and biographical information. Use the index in back of most recent volume to find entry by author name. Vol 228 & 249 - 20th Century American Dramatists Vol 310 - British and Irish Dramatists since WWII Vol 321 - 20th Century French Dramatists