The Resource The Oxford dictionary of plays, Michael Patterson

The Oxford dictionary of plays, Michael Patterson

Label
The Oxford dictionary of plays
Title
The Oxford dictionary of plays
Statement of responsibility
Michael Patterson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Provides essential information on the best-known, best-loved, and most important plays in world theatre. Each entry includes details of the title, author, date of writing, date of first performance, genre, setting, and composition of cast; there is also a summary of the play's plot, and a brief commentary. Genres covered include: burlesque, comedy, farce, historical drama, kabuki, masque, melodrama, morality play, mystery play, No, romantic comedy, tragicomedy, satire, and tragedy. The perfect guide for students and scholars of drama and literature, theatre professionals, and directors looking for plays for performance."--Home page
Cataloging source
VLB
Dewey number
809.2/003
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1625
LC item number
.P38 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The Oxford dictionary of plays, Michael Patterson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Categories selected for entry: Ancient Greece -- Ancient Rome -- Oriental classics -- Medieval -- Italian Renaissance -- England and Scotland 1490-1642 --Spanish golden age -- French classical theatre -- Restoration -- Eighteenth century: Britain and Ireland -- Continental Europe -- Romantic period -- Realist drama, comedies, and melodramas: Britain (incl. Irish-born authors writing for the English stage) 1825-1920 -- Continental Europe -- Symbolism, expressionism and non-realistic drama 1880-1920 -- America to 1944 -- Canada and the Caribbean -- Australia and New Zealand -- Africa, India, and Japan -- Ireland post-1880 -- Britain 1910-1956 -- Continental Europe post-1920: France and Belgium -- Italy, Spain and Latin America -- German-language and Scandinavia -- Eastern Europe and Israel -- USA post-1944 -- Britain post-1956
  • Family tree if main characters in Shakespeare's history plays. -- Plays selected for entry, ordered according to country of origin and period. -- The Oxford dictionary of plays. -- Index of characters. -- Index of playwrights
Control code
ocn252536078
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxv, 523 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191727733
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34370766
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)252536078
  • oro0191727733

Library Locations

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