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Nineteenth Century English Drama


Title:  Nineteenth Century English Drama. (See also English and American Drama of the 19th Century and Nineteenth Century America Drama.

Location:  Jerome Library Main Microforms; Microfiche PR 1271 .N56

Format and Number of Reels/Fiche/Cards:  Microfiche; Thousands of fiche

Publisher:  Readex

Content Description:  An attempt to reproduce every play from England in the 19th century. Also included are translations and adaptations of European plays.

This is a partial continuation of English and American Drama of the 19th Century, a microcard collection that was issued until 1985 when it was replaced by two microfiche collections: Nineteenth Century American Drama and Nineteenth Century English Drama, both owned by the BGSU Libraries. The total collection includes copies of over 23,000 plays, including manuscripts, acting editions, and definitive published editions.

Language(s):  English

Arrangement:  Alphabetical order by author's name, if known, or by title, if the author's name is unknown. If a play was arranged or translated by somebody other than the author it is usually filed under the name of the arranger or translator.

Index/Bibliography: Readex Nineteenth Century English and American Plays Collections: Cumulated Checklist. (Jerome Library Reference PR 1271 .N55 v.1). A checklist of the English plays issued from 1984 through mid-1987. The binder also includes checklists of the plays in the shipments for 1987 and 1988.

Subject Categories:  The Arts; Literature; Women's Studies

Keywords:  english, american, french, german, italian, european, play, plays, drama, theater, theatre, operas, ballets, pantomimes, operettas