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About Drama Criticism

Why and how to use Drama Criticism

Why use this resource?  Searchable database of full-length or excerpted criticism of plays and biographical information about significant dramatists worldwide from all eras. Presents a range of modern and historical views on dramatists and their works.

What's in this resource? Full-length and excerpted English-language literary criticism from books and journals; biographical profiles; for each entry, a chronological list of the writer's major works and a list of further reading; work overviews (e.g., Playboy of the Western World); topic overviews (e.g., theater of the absurd).


Biographies, Drama, Literary Criticism, Literature, Theatre
Dates of Coverage varies (literary criticism/reviews/topic and work overviews)
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Connects directly to Literature Criticism Online (LCO). Upon entering, select this resource from the "by Product/Series" pull-down menu.