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Selected Resources for Honors 300: Idea of a Theatre

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Use author names as subjects, and especially look for headings ending with --History and Criticism.

Try word searches such as "ibsen and context".

Locating Books in Library Catalogs

At Wittenberg: EZRA
At other Ohio Libraries OhioLINK Catalog
In North America For ILL WorldCat

Reference Books

The Gale Literary Criticism series provide compilations of criticism on various authors. Use the indexes in the last volume of each series to find articles on your playright.

Drama Criticism (DC) PN 1601 .D59 - 11 volumes
for Fugard
Shakespearean Criticism (SC) PR 2965 .S44 - 54 volumes
see Play Index in v. 54; look at Hamlet - Elizabethan culture and Elizbethan politics
Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800 (LC) PN 86 .L56 - 58 volumes
for Moliere
Twentieth Century Literary Criticism (TCLC) PN 771 .T83 - 97 volumes
for Ibsen
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Indexes to periodicals for Theatre Research

Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature(ABELL) Indexes monographs, periodical articles, critical editions of literary works, book reviews, collections of essays and doctoral dissertations about English language and literature published anywhere in the world from 1920-1997.
MLA Bibliography
(1963- ) (Remote Access)
Literature, languages, linguistics, and folklore from over journals and series published worldwide.
Historical Abstracts
Wilson Indexes
(1984-present)
Covers academic journals in Humanities, Sciences and Social Science indexes. Because it is part of our online catalog, the article records will tell you if we own the journal in which the article appears. (Telnet access: Connect to EZRA, login as "library" and select option "D")
Academic Search Complete Indexes about 2000 periodicals -- both scholarly journals and popular magazines; covers 1986-Present, with some fulltext coverage starting in the early 1990s.

Locating Journals:

At Wittenberg:
See our online list of Journals the Library Has
Periodicals Holdings List (PHiL) (blue folders on index tables in Reference, and also on tables on first floor)
EZRA, the library catalog: Web EZRA | Telnet to Ezra
At other Ohio academic libraries:
OhioLINK Central Catalog (Note: you cannot get periodicals through OhioLINK), but you may go to the other universities or get the articles through Inter-Library Loan.

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