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Find academic, production, industry and archival resources related to drama and theatre.

Finding books

Search in Library Search using keywords or titles to find books in the UQ Library's print collection or eBooks available to read online.

Identify your keywords, as well as synonyms and alternative keywords. These are some useful keywords for searching in the Drama discipline to get you started.

Find general texts

  • drama
  • theatre OR theater
  • stage
  • tragedy

Find production information

  • production
  • direction
  • "stage adaptations"
  • "stage history"
  • playwright

Find analysis of productions

  • analysis
  • dramaturgy
  • "dramatic composition"
  • direction

Browse the shelves

 Use call numbers to browse items on Library shelves:

PN1600-PN3307 - Drama

PN1635-PN1693 - Dramatic composition

PN1720-PN1861 - History of drama

PN2000-PN3307 - Dramatic representation

PN2131-PN2145 - Ancient theatre

PN2152-PN2160 - Medieval theatre

PN2171-PN2179 - Renaissance/Early Modern theatre

PN2181-PN2193 - Modern theatre

PN3011-PN3018 - Australian theatre

PR8200s - Australian Plays - 21st century

Finding a book on the shelf

Tips on using eBooks

 The Library provides access to a range of eBooks.