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Resources to help you begin your research in Theatre

Communication, Journalism, and Theatre Librarian

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Barbara Bishop
RBD Library
231 Mell Street
Auburn University, AL 36849-5606
(334) 844-1690

Reference Books

Dictionary of Literary Biography: Theatre & Drama

Represents the diversity and productivity of American drama since 1900. The careers of playwrights whose works achieved notable popularity as well as critical success are presented in some detail. Emphasis is placed on biography and a synthesis of the critical reception of authors' works.

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Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides authoritative information while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary history. Signed essays written by scholars provide essential context for understanding the careers and writings of more than 12,000 authors from all time periods and from all parts of the world.

RBD Library has the print analog of Dictionary of Literary Biography. It is located on the 3rd Floor of the library under the call number PS 221 .D515.