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Research Resources: Class Guides

TDF 174: Persona & Performance


Currrent Biography Yearbook
REF CT 100 .C8

Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History
REF E 169.1 .E624 2001

Encyclopedia of American Studies
REF E 169.1 .E625 2001

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture
REF E 169.1 .S764 2000

The Great Depression in America: a Cultural Encyclopedia
REF E 169.1 .Y595 2007

American Decades
REF E 169.12 .A419 1994

The Fifties in America
REF E169.12 .F498

The Sixties in America
REF E 169.12 .A51

The Seventies in America
REF E 169.12 .S446

Dictionary of American History
REF E174 .D52 2003 2003

Encyclopedia of American Social History
REF HN 57 .E58 1993

The Cambridge Guide to American Theatre
REF PN 2221 .C37 2007

American Theatre Companies [Two volumes: 1888-1930; 1931-1986]
REF PN 2256 .A44

American Theatre: a Chronicle of Comedy and Drama [Three volumes: 1869-1914; 1914-1930; 1930-1969]
REF PN 2266 .B64 1996

The Encyclopedia of the American Theatre, 1900-1975
REF PN 2266 .B68

Historical Dictionary of American Theater: Modernism
REF PN 2266.3 .F57 2008

Notable Women in the American Theatre
REF PN 2285 .N65 1989

Profiles of African American Stage Performers and Theatre People, 1816-1960
REF PN 2286 .P46 2001


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Literary Index (Gale)
Dictionary of Literary Biograpahy REF PN 451 .D5

Drama Criticism REF PN 1601 .D59

Critical survey of drama (American and United Kingdom)
REF PN 1625 .C68 2003

The world encyclopedia of contemporary theatre
REF PN 2035 .W67 1994

The New York Times theater reviews
REF PN 2266 .N48

American drama criticism
REF PS 332.A44

Cambridge Guide to Theatre

Oxford Reference Online: Performing Arts


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JOURNALS, MAGAZINES and NEWSPAPERS @ F&M and INTERLIBRARY LOAN (ILL) To determine whether or not the F&M Library owns a journal, choose Journal Finder on the Library's web site. If the library does not have a journal you need, and you have at least 1 week to 10 days before your assignment is due, you can submit an Interlibrary Loan: request journal articles & books request to have the journal article acquired for you by the library. Allow 3-7 days for the article to arrive.

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