Twentieth Century North American Drama
Twentieth Century North American Drama contains 2,000 plays from the United States and Canada. In addition to providing a comprehensive full-text resource for researchers in the performing arts, the collection offers a unique window into the economic, historical, social, and political psyche of two countries. Scholars and students who use the database will have a new way to study the signal events of the twentieth century including the Depression, the role of women, the Cold War, and more through the plays and performances of writers who lived through these decades.
More than 1,250 of the works are in copyright and licensed from the authors or their estates, and 1,700 plays appear in no other Alexander Street Press collection. At least 550 of the works have never been published before, in any format, and are available only in Twentieth Century North American Drama - including unpublished plays by major writers and Pulitzer Prize winners.
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