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Theatre Senior Seminar: Biographical

Biographical Sources

Gale Virtual Reference Library  (Electronic Resource)
An online collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographical resources, etc.

Literary Reference Center Plus       (Electronic Resource)
This rich full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames -- Includes Biographical Information

Literature Criticism Online     (Electronic Resource) 
  -- A good resource for finding scholarly perspective on writers, genres, movements and literature


JSTOR  (Journal Storage)
Searchable, full text source for scholarly journals in many fields INCLUDING THE PERFORMING ARTS with 28 titles. JSTOR does not include current content. Typically, the most recent three to five years of a journal are not available.

Academic Search Complete
An article database indexing nearly 11,000 journals and magazines covering a broad range of fields.

The Playwrights Page  (
Search for more than  20,000 playwrights on this site