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Dramaturgy: The Dramaturgical Rationale

Looking for all editions of a play in all available languages? Need more info about the plays context, the playwright or when it was performed? This information and more can be found within these pages. Just click the tabs on the top of the page.

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The Dramaturgical Rationale

  • a dramaturgical rationale for choosing a particular project (why this play should be presented at this time), and a dramaturgical analysis of the text in terms of how it might be produced in a manner that is relavant or challenging to contemporary audiences

To find news, events, preface of published plays and contemporary commentary on such, try one of the general databases.

Dramaturgical Research http://www2.ups.edu/professionalorgs/dramaturgy/dramrsch.htm an excellent page created by The University of Puget Sound.  Use the Bobst resources on the following pages to find similar information.

Dramatic Criticism Online

Dramatic Criticism

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Oxford Bibliography Online is a tool designed to help busy researchers find reliable sources of information by directing them to an in-depth bibliography. It therefore allows the scholar to be led to exactly the right chapter, book, website, archive, data set they need for their research. The resource includes many subject areas, including Anthropology, Atlantic History, Biblical Studies, Buddhism, Classics, Communication, Criminology, Hinduism, International Relations, Islamic Studies, Medieval Studies, Music, Philosophy, Public Health, Renaissance and Reformation, Social Work, Victorian Literature, and more.