PA3050-4505 Greek literature
PA6000-6971 Roman literature
PN1997-1997.85 Plays, scenarios, etc.
PN2000-3307 Dramatic representation. The theater
PN2061-2071 Art of acting
PN2085-2091 The stage and accessories
PN3203-3299 Tableaux, pageants, "Happenings," etc.
Search Tips and Strategies
1. Generate a set of terms related to your topic. These will be the keywords with which you begin searching.
Theater Greek adaptation
Theatre Roman production
Drama Ancient interpretation
Tragedy Medieval performance
Comedy Early Modern
2. In order to get search results more specific to your topic, find the appropriate subject heading. To do this, choose a book from your keyword search in the catalog. Next look in the record under "subject." You should find hyperlinked subject headings like those highlighted to the right.
Possible subject headings:
Theater -- Dictionaries.
Greek drama -- History and Criticism.
Theater -- History.
Greece -- Antiquities.
Classical drama (Comedy) --History and Criticism.
Boolean Operators: AND, OR, NOT and Other Symbols for More Effective Searching
theat* AND (classical OR antiquity)=Using the AND operater narrows your search to only results that mention both keywords. Use the OR operator to search for variants or synonyms of the same keyword. The asterisk (*) is a wildcard symbol that is used to catch variant endings of a word (individuality, individualism, as well as individual).
“trojan women” AND motherhood=Use quotation marks to search for a specific phrase.