Fully annotated and printable texts of Shakespeare's plays and poems, multimedia materials and records of his plays in performance, and historical information about Shakespeare's life and the Renaissance. The Internet Shakespeare Editions is a non-profit organization supported by the University of Victoria and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. UCSB Library is a supporting member of ISE.
Contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video.
Twentieth-Century Drama will contain 2,500 plays in English from around the world. Unlike other drama collections available today, it features mostly copyright texts unavailable elsewhere in electronic form including many out-of-print works that are difficult to obtain.
Literature Online (LION) is a large collection of full-text works of prose, poetry and drama. Works may be located by author or title, or searched full-text for specific words or phrases. Additionally, you can search secondary sources for biographical and critical pieces on authors and their works.
Includes the full text of plays by African, African American, and other Black playwrights. This edition of Black Drama contains over a thousand plays, together with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.
Some 50% of these plays have never been published before. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.
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.
North American Theatre Online is a comprehensive reference work covering all aspects of the Canadian and American Theatre. It includes major reference materials, and information about plays, people, theatres, productions, and production companies.
The Perseus Digital Library is a collection of materials in the humanities housed on the servers of Tufts University. Its primary collection is of primary and secondary sources for the study of classical Greece and Rome, including full texts of classical authors and an image collection of classical art and archaeology, but it also has Arabic, Germanic, Renaissance and 19th Century American materials
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.