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THR 165: Dramatic Heritage: Study And Analysis Of Plays

Get Started: Suggested Resources

You can find more resources in the tabs menu, but below is a short list of some of the top go-to resources for this course.

Recommended Databases

These databases also include book chapters, conference presentations, and more. 

Search tips:

  • Search multi-word phrases (like play titles) in quotation marks
    • Sample search: “the birthday party” pinter
  • Don't see any articles about your specific play? Try searching for play's author.
  • Don’t see the full text?
    • Click “Get it from UNCW”
    • If the full text doesn’t appear, talk to a librarian about getting it through Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Start by searching our Quick Article Search:
Limit results to “Scholarly & Peer-Review"


More search options

Didn't find what you were looking for with the quick search (above)? Try these other databases:

Recommended Performance Reviews

If allowed by your instructor as a source, the Times (London) and New York Times newspapers (below) are excellent sources for professional reviews of theatre productions.  For other sources of reviews, see the "Performance Reviews" research guide.

Search the Library Catalog

Use the search box below to look for books about your play, copy of your script, videos, journals, and other items held in Randall Library's collections. Note that this search can't be used to find journal articles--for that you'll need to either use a database or go to the library's main search at

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