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THTR 1111: World Theatre I

Finding Books / Ebooks

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:  Sophokles/Sophocles, Benn, Moliere

Title: Tempest, Tartuffe, Antigone, Rover

Theatrical Genre: restoration comedy, Theban plays

Historical Time Period:  theatre AND 17th century

Geographic Location: Ancient Greece 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

 

Using Ebooks

Questions about using library ebooks?

Check out our e-book guide

image by Tina Franklin, 2013

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Selected Books for World Theatre I

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.

Feminist Readings of Antigone / Fanny Söderbäck
 
Sophocles tragic world: divinity, nature, society / Charles Segal
PRINT - Stacks Upper Level - PA4417.S46
 
Controversy in French drama: Moliere's Tartuffe and the struggle for influence / Julia Prest
 
The storm at sea: political aesthetics in the time of Shakespeare / Christopher Pye
 
Broken boundaries: women in Restoration drama / Katherine M. Quinsey
PRINT - Stacks Upper Level - PR698.F45 B76

Beyond the DNL

Can't find the book or article you want?

Try Interlibrary Loan (ILL)! With ILL, you can:

  • Use materials from other libraries' collections free of charge
  • Get articles via e-mail within 3-5 business days
  • Get books within 2 weeks
  • Be notified by e-mail when your items arrive (physical materials will be held at the Library in your name)

Request materials online:

Other options for finding books:

If all else fails, you can always try searching Google Books to see if you can access the partial or full text of the book you need!

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Other options for finding articles:

Sometimes if the Library doesn't have the full text of an article, you can find it by searching for the article title in Google Scholar.

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