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Literary Criticism of Drama & Theater
MLA International Bibliography This link opens in a new window
Provides citations to articles, books, book chapters, and dissertations on all aspects of modern literature, literary criticism, language, and linguistics. A key source for researching the literary aspects of drama and theater.
Online Theater Resource Collections
Online Reference Resources
A digital library of playscripts, filmed live performances, audio plays, and scholarly works on theory, criticism, and practice from Bloomsbury, Methuen, Faber & Faber, and other partners. Includes sections on playwrights and practitioners, genres, periods, context & criticism, and theater craft.
Oxford Reference: Performing Arts This link opens in a new window
Provides full-text access to several key encyclopedias, dictionaries, and companions on dance, theater, classical and popular music, opera, and musical theater published by the Oxford University Press.
All books cited below and elsewhere in this guide are located in the Mendel Music Library or are available as e-books. To find the books in the library stacks, click on the title links and then on "Where to find it" beneath "Location" in the catalog records.
Online Biographical Resources
Contemporary Theatre, Film, and Television This link opens in a new window
Biographical and career information on professionals currently working in the entertainment industry, including performers, choreographers, directors, technicians, writers, composers, producers, executives, designers, and critics.
Online Research Companions