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Theater History I , II, III : Library Online

Drama 236--Ancient-Renaissance, 237-- Renaissance-1850, 238-- Modern Theater History

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"Drama in the 20th century"   and    "Drama in the 18th and 19th centuries
in  Encyclopedia of American Studies
 
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"The History of the Theater",  "Ancient Theaters of Greece and Rome",  "The Renaissance Theater",   "The Restoration Theater" ,  "The Theater in the Modern World"   ...
 
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Examples of Full-text journals included:

American Drama;  American Theatre;  Asian Theatre Journal;  Medieval & Renaissance Drama in England;  Modern Drama;  New Theatre Quarterly;  Theatre Notebook;  TheatreForum;  Theatre History Studies;  Theatre Journal;  Theatre Research in Canada;  Theater Research International;  Theatre Topics

Reference Ebook

The Cambridge Guide to Theatre  2012                History of world theater

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