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A guide to Theatre Studies.


Classical Plays

Classical plays, such as those written by Sophocles, Aeschylus, and Euripedes, are shelved in the classics section from PA 3500 to PA 4800.

Contemporary Plays

International Plays

Complete a Subject keyword search in Novanet for Theater (**note American spelling) and the country of study.  


A title search for monologue in Novanet will bring up contemporary and classical monologue collections for women and men, and often described by length.

Canadian Plays

Search in the subject heading of Novanet for:

Canadian drama

Canadian drama 20th century

Did you know that Dalhousie Special Collections has a mandate to collect all Canadian small press publications, and that this collection contains many Canadian playscripts?

When searching for plays in Novanet you may find this as the shelf location

This refers to the Special Collections library on the 5th floor of the Killam.  The reference librarian there will be happy to bring out the material that you are looking for.  In library use only.

Modern Plays

Search by author in Novanet, such as Brecht, Bertoldt

Medieval Plays

Renaissance Plays