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Literary Texts

Use these sources to find information on specific works of literature - and in some cases the actual online texts.  For broader sources which also contain older literary texts, see the Primary Sources tab.

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252 plays, with biographical, production, and theatrical information, from the late 19th century to pressent.

Index to 450,000 poems; 250,000 full text. With commentaries; biographies; a glossary; foreign language poetry; translations; and audio recordings.

Fully searchable library of 350,000+ works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, plus biographies, bibliographies, criticism and reference sources.

1949 to present

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

1915-1983

Lists short stories published in magazines, journals, and books; search by author, title or subject.

1984+

Lists short stories published in magazines, journals, and books; search by author, title or subject.

Full text plays by dramatists such as Amiri Baraka, Noël Coward, Susan Glaspell, Langston Hughes, David Mamet, Eugene O’Neill,  Harold Pinter, Bernard Shaw, Neil Simon, Gertrude Stein, Tom Stoppard, Derek Walcott, August Wilson & others.

Electronic texts of women's writing from 1400-1850.