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THTR 1112: World Theatre, 1800 to Tomorrow

Finding Books & Media

Subject Headings

Find books using the library catalog.

Keywords for your research will vary, depending on your topic.  Typically searching  a few important words works best for the library catalog.  Some examples are below.

Author:  Ibsen, Beckett, Chekhov

Title: Octaroon, Cherry Orchard, Major Barbara

Theatrical Genre: avant-garde, post-colonial, modern realism

Historical Time Period:  theatre AND 20th century

Geographic Location: South Africa AND theatre

Browsing the Collection

Actual physical browsing (in the stacks) can sometimes help you find what you didn't realize you needed. Begin browsing upstairs in the Circulating Collection (books you can take home) and downstairs in the Reference Collection under the following Library of Congress call numbers:

MT955-956 Musical theater
PN1600-3307 Literature (General)
PN 1720-1861 Drama. History
PN2000-3307 Dramatic representation. The Theater
PN2131-2193 By time period
PN6110.5-6120 Collections of General Literature. Drama


Selected Books for World Theatre, 1800 to Tomorrow

Here are a few examples of books available through the library catalog that may be useful for your research. There are MANY MORE titles available, so please use the library catalog search in the box below for more print and electronic books on your topic.

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