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Materials & Methods for Theatre Research - Oakland Campus: Subject Headings

This is an online guide to resources for Prof. McConachie's THEA 2201: Materials & Methods for Theatre Research

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Subject Heading Searching

Using subject headings can really streamline your searching.  Try some of the examples below, or look at the examples in the Drama & Theatre Guide.

To locate dictionaries and encyclopedias in drama and theater arts:

DRAMA DICTIONARIES
AMERICAN DRAMA DICTIONARIES
THEATER DICTIONARIES

To find books in the ULS on drama or theater history generally:

DRAMA HISTORY AND CRITICISM
THEATER HISTORY

For books on the drama or theater history of a particular nation or city:

GERMAN DRAMA HISTORY AND CRTICISM
THEATER FRANCE HISTORY
THEATER ENGLAND LONDON HISTORY
THEATER PENNSYLVANIA PITTSBURGH HISTORY

For materials on a specific topic in drama or in theater history or production:

MELODRAMA
ACTING
TRAGEDY MIME
GREEK DRAMA
TRAGEDY
STAGE FIGHTING
MUSICALS
COSTUME DESIGN
PUPPET THEATER
THEATRICAL MAKEUP