Why use this resource? Database of full-length or excerpted criticism of plays and biographical information about significant dramatists worldwide from all eras. Presents a range of modern and historical views on dramatists and their works.
What's in this resource? Full-text English-language literary criticism from books and journals; biographical profiles; for each entry, a chronological list of the writer's major works and a list of further reading; work overviews (e.g., Playboy of the Western World); topic overviews (e.g., theater of the absurd).
|Biographies, Drama, Literary Criticism, Literature, Theatre|
|Dates of Coverage||varies (literary criticism/reviews/topic and work overviews)|
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|Vendor||Gale Cengage Learning|
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