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In addition to the text, there is subject and monologue indexing. With a subject field search you may restrict searches to plays with specified topical subjects or settings. For example: Geographical locations -- London, Paris, Vienna, New York City, the Appalachian Mountains, Hawaii, Sicily, Australia, New Delhi, Yorkshire and Nigeria; historical settings -- 19th Century, World War I, World War II, the American Civil War, the Easter Rising or the Vietnam War; historical figures -- Shakespeare, F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, Jack the Ripper, Alexander the Great;or topical subjects -- Disability, Education, Sexual Politics, Marriage, Strikes, and the African-American Experience to Baseball, Newspapers, Turkish Baths and Strip-Tease.
Includes classic plays such as Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan (1923), Thornton Wilder's Our Town (1938), August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (1984), David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow (1987), Harold Pinter's The Homecoming (1965) or Brian Friel's Dancing at Lughnasa (1990) as well as less well-known texts drawn from the full range of modern theatrical traditions. Areas such as postcolonial writing, women's theatre, and community theatre are given full representation, and Naturalist, Expressionist and absurdist works appear alongside popular comedies, melodramas, farces and thrillers.
Coverage: 1890s to the present - Updates vary
Interlibrary Loan Type: Print-only Copy Permitted
Simultaneous User Limit: Unlimited simultaneous users