A comprehensive bibliographic and full-text database covering the entire spectrum of television and film, including theory, preservation and restoration, screenwriting, production, cinematography, and technical aspects. Includes journal articles, books, and Variety movie reviews.
Offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracting for hundreds of journals and trade publications, with many articles in full-text. Includes current and historical issues, and covers all aspects of communications including broadcasting, linguistics, and journalism.
With abstracts and some full-text, this database encompasses all fields of the humanities, including art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, and religion. Content is primarily scholarly and includes feature articles, interviews, obituaries, reviews, and original works of fiction, drama, and poetry.
Contains information on popular culture in America, both past and present. Covers a wide variety of topics such as consumer culture, fashion, entertainment and performance arts, the visual arts, food and drink, recreation and leisure, technology, and sports. Includes cultural overview essays broken down by decade and provides images, maps, and videos.
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