1900 - present

Twentieth Century North American Drama contains 2,059 plays by 434 playwrights, and more than 150 of the plays are published here for the first time, including a number by major authors. This collection offers a unique window into the economic, historical, social, and political psyche of two countries. Scholars and students who use the database will have a new way to study the signal events of the twentieth century—including the Depression, the role of women, the Cold War, and more—through the plays and performances of writers who lived through these decades.

Materials Indexed: Monologues (plays), Plays Database Type: Full Text Collection Interface Language: English Materials Language: English Subject: African American Studies, Black Studies, Dramatic Arts, English, Feminist Studies, Film & Media Studies, Gender Studies, History (U.S.), Literature, Playscripts, Theater, Theater -- Plays, Women's Studies Broad Category: Area Studies, Arts, Ethnic & Gender Studies, Humanities, Languages & Literatures