These call number ranges hold a variety of books on acting and various aspects of theatre and drama.
|PN 1560-1590 : Performing Arts||PN 2000-3307 : Dramatic representation. The Theater|
|PN 1600-3307 : Drama||PN 2061-2071 : Art of Acting|
|Z 5781 : drama, plays, theatre bibliographies|
Books that may be checked out of the Library are on the 3rd floor (Call # PN).
Reference Books (main/1st floor): ROW 10 (Call #: PN)
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Use Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH)* in the Library Catalog to locate books on your topic. Click image below (live link!) to be brought to the Browse search function in CATQuest. Remember to select "By subject" in the pull-down menu.
Examples of Library of Congress subject headings on Theatre and Drama:
Design and Production
|set designers||theaters electronic sound control||stage directions|
|theaters stage-setting and scenery||theaters sound effects||movement acting|
|stage lighting||theaters production and direction||stage fighting|
|theaters lighting||Drama technique (use for dramaturgy||drama explication|
|stage machinery||theater management||stage fencing|
|stage management||theatrical makeup||acting|
|stage props||drama technique||improvisation acting|
|theater technological innovations||commedia dell'arte||puppet making|
i.e.,facilities used to stage drama
see also pantomime
*Theatre as defined in this guide is drama as acted on the stage. Drama is defined as plays as a literary form.
|dramatist/playwright (last name first name)
e.g., jonson ben
look for subheading "criticism and interpretation"
[look for subheading "history and criticism"]
|drama history and criticism
see also, drama criticism
|american drama 20th century history and criticism|
|american drama history and criticism||drama [time period] history and criticism|
|english drama [look for time periods]||mysteries and miracle plays [geographic region] history and criticism|
|classical drama||commedia dell'arte|
|greek drama||[spanish, german, etc.] drama|
|latin drama||dramatists [note various subheadings]|