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Theatre - History of Theatre I: Plays

Suggested resources for the History of Theatre course.

Note from Professor Hansen

Please read the version required for class. Other versions can have additional background information. 

Finding Plays in VANCAT

Vanguard has an extensive collection of plays. Search the library catalog (VANCAT) by title of the play. Surround the title in quotation marks to narrow down your results and apply the books filter. Your search results will include the play along with any criticisms. 

Plays in VANCAT

The Library may have several copies of each play. Search VANCAT for additional copies. Many of these books provide some helpful historical context regarding the time the play was written. 

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