The resources in this list, are, for the most part, databases of full-text articles from journals, magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference works. Some may only offer full-text for a portion of their coverage.
Literature, including Drama:
British Humanities Index BHI indexes over 320 humanities journals and weekly magazines published in the UK and other English speaking countries, as well as newspapers published in the UK. Articles on theatre in Great Britain and Ireland.
Gale Literary Databases Search Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, and Dictionary of Literary Biography together or separately. Biographical Information on nearly 100,000 authors, including dramatists, as well as critical reaction to their works.
Humanities Full Text 1984-present. Indexes periodicals in a wide range of Humanities disciplines, including Drama. Good thematic indexing: e.g., POLITICAL PLAYS, SCIENCE AND DANCE. Most articles in English. Includes play reviews.
Literature Online (LION) Click on this link to get to the LION Welcome screen. LION encompasses a large number of resources, including author biographies and bibliographies; citations to literary scholarship (and the full text of some articles); entire literary works; and links to literary resources on the Web.
MLA Bibliography 1963-present. Scholarly publications worldwide in literature, drama, linguistics, film studies, and folklore.
Play Index Index to more than 30,000 plays written from Antiquity to the present and published from 1949 to the present; includes mysteries, pageants, plays in verse, puppet performances, radio and television plays, and classic drama.