Can be searched in conjunction with the MLA Directory of Periodicals, which contains all information available on journals & series on the Bibliography‘s Master List. The Directory of Periodicals is included in the Bibliography.
Especially useful for literary texts and creative works. Includes the African American Poetry database.
Literature Online Complete provides access to:
English poetry from 600 to the present American and African-American poetry from 1603 to the present The Faber Poetry Library English drama (including Shakespeare) from 1280 to 1915 English prose from 1500 to 1900
Includes access to the Annual Bibliography of English Language & Literature (ABELL) with associated full-text, major literary reference works, & websites selected for their relevance to literary studies.
Periodical and Newspaper Indexes
The following indexes may be used to identify newspapers articles pertaining to African American literature:
Contains biographies, obituaries, & photographs. Many of the biographies are enhanced with full text, abstracts, & citations. Biographical subjects represent all fields & nationalities. (Coverage: antiquity --)
Approximately 1,462 plays by more than 200 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, & other African diaspora countries. Some 600 of the plays are published here for the first time, including a number by major authors. (Coverage: mid-1800s --)