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Drama

This guide is comprised of both library and Internet resources recommended for finding information on Drama. Here you will find links to resources covering biographies, bibliographies, dramatic works and criticisms, acting and set design.

Essential Resources

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Books

Getting Started

Getting Started

To find a play by a particular writer, search the library catalog for a playwright's name. Some individual plays are listed in the library catalog, but also look for a collection of works or an antholoy.  For criticisms, try the author name or play title as a Subject in Basic Catalog Search.

Looking for articles? Try Full-Text Journals or the Database tabs above.

Browse the Library shelves to find books on drama.

PN 1993-1999 Motion pictures
PN 1997-1997.85 Plays, scenarios, etc.
PN 2000-3307 Dramatic representation. The theater
PN 2061-2071 Art of acting
PN 2085-2091 The stage and accessories
PN 2131-2193
By period
PN 2131-2145 Ancient
PN 2152-2160 Medieval
PN 2171-2179 Renaissance
PN 2181-2193 Modern
PN 2219.3-3030 Special regions or countries
PN 3035 Jewish theater
PN 3151-3171
Amateur theater
PN 3175-3191 College and school theatricals
PN 3203-3299 Tableaux, pageants, "Happenings," etc.

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This guide is created by Melissa Randall and licensed by University of Dallas Cowan-Blakley Memorial Library under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License.

You may reproduce any part of it for noncommercial purposes as long as credit is included.  I encourage you to license your derivative works under Creative Commons as well to encourage sharing and reuse of educational materials.