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Drama: Books

A resource center for students requiring information on the dramatic arts.

Finding Books

To find books at UNC Asheville, Appalachian State University or Western Carolina University, start with our catalog.  

Choose "Request Item" to have books from ASU or WCU delivered to UNC Asheville via ABC Express.

To find books beyond our library network, try WorldCat.

Materials not held within our network can be requested through Interlibrary Loan.

Searching the Library Catalog by Subject

It's usually best to start with a keyword search, but subject headings applied to relevant books can help to refine your results. Open the item record of a book that interests you.  Scroll down to the clickable subject headings, and run another search to explore similar books.

You can also browse the headings associated with a particular topic as a way of getting started with your research.

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Browsing by Call Number

Most drama books fall within the P call number range on our Upper Level:

PN1600-3307 Drama
PN1720-1861 Drama--History
PN2000-3307 Dramatic representation. The theater
PN2061-2071 The art of acting
PN2085-2091 The stage and accessories
PN2131-2193 By period
PN3175-3191 College and school theatricals


Specific plays may be found under the literature section of their origin:

PR621-744 English literature--Drama
PR641-744 English literature--Drama--By period
PS330-353 American literature--Drama

Collections of plays may be found in the following sections:

PN6110-6120 Collections of general literature--Drama
PR1241-1273 Collections of English literature--Drama
PS623-635 Collections of American literature--Drama






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