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This guide can help you get started with research on plays and playwrights, as well as on the history of theatre.

Finding Information about Shakespeare

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare PR2892.O94 2001

Shakespeare for Students Large Format PR 2987.S47 1992

Shakespeare's Characters for Students Large Format PR 2989.S53 1997

Pronouncing Shakespeare's Words PR3081. C87 1998

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Finding Information on Plays and Playwrights

PN 1625.P38 2005 The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

PN 2035.C27 1988 The Cambridge Guide to World Theatre

PN 2220.B6 2004 The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

PN 2270.A35 H53 2009 Historical Dictionary of African American Theatre

Finding Reviews of Current Productions

Journals to Browse

Clark State carries the professional journal American Theatre to offer a broad view of the field.

 You can also find search for complete articles in the databases by using these journal titles:

Modern Drama

New Theatre Quarterly

TDR: The Drama Review


Theatre Journal

Theatre Survey

Theatre Topics

Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center
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Databases for Theatre

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