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THEATER --SELECTED RESOURCES 

Keeley Library   Revised  January 24, 2001
See also related topics:
  • Literature
  • Scriptwriting
  • Criticism
  • Music
  • Browsing Guide  below
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT DRAMA

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book, 2001 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.19
    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago: World Book,1990 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990  1999 Yearbook Supplement
    Wilmeth, Don B."Theater"  v. 19,  1999 Yearbook Supplement  Pages 406-415.Special Report 
    Fricket, Karren "A New Broadway Takes Center Stage"

    THEATER BROWSING GUIDE  792'S, AND RELATED AREAS

    See our guide,Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.
    391's       Historic Costume and Personal Appearance
    646's       Sewing, Hair Styles
    694's       Wood Construction and Carpentry
    780's Music
    791's       Public Performances

    792's     Theater

    808.52's  Speech and Theatre

    812's     American Literature: Drama in English   (Criticism found here)
    822's     English Literature: Drama
    832's     German and Germanic Languages, Drama
    842's     French  and Romance Languages, Drama
    852's     Italian and Romanian  Drama
    862's     Spanish and Portuguese Drama
    872's     Latin Dramatic Poetry and Drama
    882's     Clasical Greek Dramatic Poetry and Drama
    890's     Literature of Other Languages 
    SELECTED SUBJECT HEADINGS
    sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
    Drama 
    Acting 
    Comedy 
    Dialogue 
    Farce 
    Playwriting
    Drama--Collections 
    Drama--Technique
    Plots (Drama, novel, etc.) 
    Stage Adaptations 
    Theatrical Makeup
    Television Plays 
    Drama--20th century--History and criticism 
    Drama--History and criticism 
    Drama--Production and direction
    Drama--Production and direction 
    Dramatists, American--20th century--Biograph
    Theatres--Stage-Setting and Scenery

    PERIODICALS AND NEWS ARTICLES ONLINE

    SIRS NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL REPRINTS: INFOTRAC  WEB ONLINE PERIODICALS DATABASE ELECTRIC LIBRARY
     As members of SAILS, Durfee  students and teachers can access SIRS, INFOTRAC AND ELECTRIC LIBRARY, both  from library workstations, and from home. From home or a school lab computer, go to http://www.sailsinc.org. Use Site Index or Frame Menu to locate databases. You will need your library barcode when dialing from a home computer or a lab

    REFERENCE BOOKS

    Oxford Companion to the Theater Ref. 792.03 H333 1957
    Theatre Handbook and Digest of Plays Ref. 792.03 S677 1959
    Encyclopedia of World Theater Ref. 792.03 E56 1977
    Famous Actors and Actresses of the American Stage Ref. 792.0280922 Y78
    Plays, Players and Playwrights Ref. 792.09 G313
    History of the Theater Ref. 792.09 B864
    The Theater Ref. 792.09 C518
    Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama Ref. 809.203
    Drama for Students Ref. 809.2 D763
    Masterplots II Drama Series Ref. 809.2 M423 1990
    Critical Survey of Drama Ref. 809.2 C934
    McGraw Hill Encyclopedia of World Drama Ref. 809.203 M147
    Crowell's Handbook of Contemporary Drama Ref. 809.204 C953
    Concise Encyclopedia of Modern Drama Ref. 809.203 M518
    Modern Theatre Ref. 808.8204
    Historical Encyclopedia of Costumes Ref. 391.009 R121 1988
    Ethnic Dress Ref. 391 K36 1995

    BOOKS IN THE CIRCULATING COLLECTION

    A guide to theater study 792 C182 1974
    Directions in modern theater and drama  792.015 G253 1965 
    Principles of theater art 792.02 A342 1968
    Speech and theater / 808.52 F418 1965
    An introduction to the theater 792.015 W598 1969
    Producing the play, 792.02 G253 1953
    Stage scenery: its construction and rigging 792.025 G479 1972
    Theatrical set design, the basic techniques 792.025 W446
    Stage costumes and how to make them.  792.026 T662 1969 
    Makeup and masks 792.027 T329
    Stage makeup.  792.027 C826 1975
    Play production in the high school 792.0232 P722
    Educational theater management 792.068 C637 1972
     Rehearsal; the principles and practice of acting for the stage. 792.028 F833 1950

    INTERNET RESOURCES

    Virtual Library:Theatre and Drama Drama West  ELAC Guide to Ancient Greek Theatre
    Scotts Theater Links  Elements of Drama Internet Movie  Database (actors)
    Performing Arts Links  Comparative Literature Worldwide 
    Milieux: The Costume Site  A Brief Guide to Internet Resources in Theater and Performance Studies 

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    Keeley Library, B.M.C.Durfee High School of Fall River
    September, 1978  to  June, 2001