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Theatre in Video [Alexander Street]


Streaming video of definitive performances of the world's leading plays, and film documentaries. Users can bookmark specific scenes, monologues and staging.

Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature [Oxford]


Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature [Oxford]


Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)

Dates of Coverage: 
1701 - 1800

Includes every significant English- and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom, along with thousands of important works from the Americas.

Cambridge Companions Online


Online version of the Cambridge Companions; offers introductions to major writers, artists, topics and periods within the fields of literature, classics, philosophy, religion and culture.

Google Books


Indexes the full text of a growing number of books. For some books complete text is online; for others only a small portion. No printing or downloading.

Naxos Spoken Word Library


Streaming audio for literature, poetry, abridged versions of classic texts and non-fiction.

Play Index [EBSCO]

Dates of Coverage: 
1949 to present

Lists plays written from Antiquity to the present; includes plays published separately and in collections, with full publication details.

Blackwell Reference Online


350+ titles in the humanities and social sciences, including the Blackwell companions and handbooks. Strengths are psychology, sociology, history, literature, philosophy, and religion.

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