Databases by Subject

Theater

  • Contains a very large collection of the Alexander Street Press streaming video, including topics in history, art, international studies, dance, theater, and more.

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  • This aggregated database provides access to all of KU’s Alexander Street Press collections.  Video, audio, and text covering a wide variety of subject matters are included.  In addition to contemporary sources, this database contains significant amounts of primary sources. 

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  • Educational science and history DVDs....plus the BBC Shakespeare Collection and other

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  •  Provides 900 hours of video content covering the full scope of 20th and 21st century dance. The collection includes performances, documentaries, interviews, and instructional videos from the most influential performers and companies.

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  • A streaming video database of theater productions, including Shakespeare, classics, musical theater, dance, opera, and recent British productions, 

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  • A basic resource for research in the fields of theatre and dance.  Indexes more than 170 full-text journals and more than 360 full-text books.

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  • Provides a classified listing and subject index for books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. Coverage includes literature from all over the world--Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America. 

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  • Find songs according to multiple parameters, including voice type, character's age, tempo, composer, lyricist, and more.

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  • Provides streaming video access to full-length performances by some of today's artists working in dance, theater, music and other forms.

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  • Provides indexing, abstracts, and selected full-text from many sources, covering film, theater, dance, stagecraft, television, and more. Full-text ranges from 1864 to the present.

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  • Find citations to some 30,000 plays published individually or in collections from 1949 to the present. Covers a wide range of plays written in or translated into English, including one-act plays, pageants, plays in verse, radio and television plays, and classic drama. (Restricted to 1 simultaneous user.)

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  • A literary journal with writers from around the world founded by Victoria Ocampo in 1931. Contents include literature, film, theatre, art, music, history, and politics. The electronic version offers all pages and images of the 364 issues, including covers and advertisements.

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  • Provides access to hundreds of the world's most important plays, documentaries, interviews, and instructional materials.

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  • Provides access to hundreds of the world's most important plays, documentaries, interviews, and instructional materials

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