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American Variety Stage Library of Congress More info...

American Variety Stage


Publisher: Library of Congress

The American Variety Stage is a multimedia anthology selected from various Library of Congress holdings. This collection illustrates the vibrant and diverse forms of popular entertainment, especially vaudeville, that thrived from 1870-1920. Included are 334 English- and Yiddish-language playscripts, 146 theater playbills and programs, 61 motion pictures, 10 sound recordings and 143 photographs and 29 memorabilia items documenting the life and career of Harry Houdini. Groups of theater posters and additional sound recordings will be added to this anthology in the future.



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Digital Images, Historical/Primary Resources, Media, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

History, Theatre Arts
Essay and General Literature Index (H.W. Wilson) EBSCO More info...

Essay and General Literature Index (H.W. Wilson)


Publisher: EBSCO

A bibliographic database that cites essays and articles contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. Now includes nearly 86,000 essays from almost 700 collections. Essays from more than 300 volumes and more than 20 annuals and serial publications are added annually. Also provides full bibliographic information on collective titles indexed. Focuses on the humanities and social sciences, with subject coverage ranging from economics, political science, and history to criticism of literary works, drama, and film.

Searchable by personal and corporate author, title, subject, and keyword, and also by Dewey and LC classification numbers, publisher, publication year, ISBN and ISSN, series, and country of publication.

Type of coverage: Bibliographic citations to articles/chapters in books and annuals.

 



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Indexes & Abstracts

Subject Coverage

Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Psychology, Political Science, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies, Music, Business, Art, Language and Literature, History
Essay and General Literature Retrospective (H.W. Wilson) EBSCO More info...

Essay and General Literature Retrospective (H.W. Wilson)


Publisher: EBSCO

The Essay & General Literature Index Retrospective offers access to tens of thousands of essays that are otherwise all but inaccessible. The database unlocks a wealth of information in thousands of collections and anthologies and cites more than 249,000 essays in collections back to 1900 as well as full-text books. Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences, including literary works, art history, drama, and film (From publisher's web site).



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Indexes & Abstracts

Subject Coverage

Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Psychology, Political Science, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies, Music, Business, Language and Literature, History
European Library, The The European Library More info...

European Library, The


Publisher: The European Library

Access the collections of national and research libraries throughout Europe. View rare documents, videos, manuscripts and images.



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Digital Images, Historical/Primary Resources, Media, Primary Sources (Historical)

Subject Coverage

General and Multidisciplinary, Art, History, Language and Literature, Music, Religion, Theatre Arts
Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson) EBSCO More info...

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson)


Publisher: EBSCO

The Humanities & Social Sciences Retrospective allows instant searching of the equivalent of 46 printed volumes: International Index: 18 volumes, 1907 - March 1965 Social Sciences & Humanities Index: 9 volumes April 1965 – March 1974 Humanities Index: 10 volumes: April 1974 – March 1984 Social Sciences Index: 9 volumes April 1974 – March 1983



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Indexes & Abstracts

Subject Coverage

Art, Marketing, History, Language and Literature, Library Science, Mass Communication, Music, Political Science, Pre-Law and Paralegal, Psychology, Religion, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies
Humanities Full Text (H.W. Wilson) EBSCO More info...

Humanities Full Text (H.W. Wilson)


Publisher: EBSCO

This database provides full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities, as well as specialized magazines. Content includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries and original works of fiction, drama, poetry and much more.Content Includes:

  • Full-text articles from over 330 journals
  • High-quality indexing of nearly 700 periodicals
  • Periodical coverage dating as far back as 1910


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Full Text Articles, Indexes & Abstracts, Scholarly Journals

Subject Coverage

Religion, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies, Music, Art, Language and Literature, History
Internet Broadway Database League of American Theatres and Producers, Inc. More info...

Internet Broadway Database


Publisher: League of American Theatres and Producers, Inc.

Internet Broadway Database (IBDB) archive is the official database for Broadway theatre information. IBDB provides records of productions from the beginnings of New York theatre until today. Details include pertinent people involved as well as interesting facts and production statistics. Get a list of every production of Hamlet on Broadway or a list of your favorite actor's credits. Find out what played at a particular theatre or what shows opened in a specified Broadway season.



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Subject Coverage

Theatre Arts
Play Index (H.W. Wilson) EBSCO More info...

Play Index (H.W. Wilson)


Publisher: EBSCO

This unique resource covers classic and historical plays, along with the works of contemporary playwrights. This database covers new editions and translations, and includes descriptive annotations to summarize the plot and indicate musical requirements.



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Indexes & Abstracts

Subject Coverage

Language and Literature, Theatre Arts
Theatre in Video: Volume I Alexander Street Press More info...

Theatre in Video: Volume I


Publisher: Alexander Street Press

Theatre in Video: Volume I brings together hundreds of the world’s most important plays, documentaries, interviews, and instructional materials in more than 550 hours of streaming video. These definitive performances, by leading actors and directors, have been painstakingly licensed from a wide range of copyright holders. From celebrated productions of Shakespeare to rare, in-depth footage of the work of Samuel Beckett, the collection covers a wide range of 20th century theatre history. Interviews with directors, designers, writers, and actors, along with excerpts of live performances, deliver an authentic, behind-the-scenes look at hundreds of productions. (publisher March 2016)



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Media

Subject Coverage

Theatre Arts
Theatre in Video: Volume II Alexander Street Press More info...

Theatre in Video: Volume II


Publisher: Alexander Street Press

Theatre in Video Volume II brings together 400 additional hours of classic and contemporary plays and documentaries. With a greater focus on new and international productions, Theatre in Video: Volume II offers a simple way for libraries to acquire highly valued and often difficult-to-find performances. Users can view the works of widely studied playwrights and theatre artists from around the globe, including many new performances from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre collection (Opus Arte), Theatre Arts Films, the BBC, and TMW Media Group. This collection is a must-have for any Performing Arts department, as well as for English departments studying narrative, structure, and literary adaptation, or scholars of History, Psychology, Linguistics, Cultural Studies, Sociology, and related areas.
  



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Media

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Theatre Arts
Who's Who of Victorian Cinema British Film Institute More info...

Who's Who of Victorian Cinema


Publisher: British Film Institute

This site is based on the book by the same name published by the British Film Institute. The searchable site provides a biographical guide to Victorian film, from the 1870s through 1901. Includes 300 searchable biographies of filmmakers, actors, and other notable figures in early film.



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History, Theatre Arts
World Wide Arts Resources World Wide Arts Resources, Corp. More info...

World Wide Arts Resources


Publisher: World Wide Arts Resources, Corp.

Welcome to the largest collection of fine art information: artists, museums, galleries, fine art, art history, art education, antiques, dance, theater, and more. Your First Stop for Art Online! Welcome to the largest collection of fine art information: artists, museums, galleries, fine art, art history, art education, antiques, dance, theater, and more. Discover the largest collection of original and contemporary art online! Browse or search through over 62,000 works by medium, subject matter, price and theme...



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Digital Images

Subject Coverage

Art, Theatre Arts
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