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English Language and Literature

A guide to English language and literature resources in UVic Libraries.

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This page provides information and links for resources on drama as a literary form and drama criticism. For resources on drama as performance, stagecraft or theatre reviews, etc., see the subject guide for Theatre under the Related Guides tab.

Call Numbers/Subject Headings

To find individual plays, search for the author's name as Author heading or title of the play as Title begins with. 

To find videos or DVD's of performances of plays, search by the title keyword or author name keyword in advanced search and limit to Type: Videos/DVDs



Here are a few key databases for drama and plays. For more databases, see the subject guide for English Language and Literature--Find Articles page and the Related Guides tab for other relevant subject guides.  For additional online resources, see the Databases by subject--Literature list on the Library web site.

Theatre Video Resources

Primary Sources

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