American drama, 1714-1915 (ProQuest)

Access to over 1,500 plays by more than 500 American authors from the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. The works range from melodramas to farces and from comedies to adaptations of Shakespeare. You can search through the work of David Belasco, Rachel Crothers, Augustin Daly, Clyde Fitch, Edward Harrigan, James Herne, William Dean Howells and Joaquin Miller, among others.