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Three Centuries of Drama

Call Number

Z 7554 U5 A46 & PN 1821.5 B451963A

Three Centuries of Drama. New York: Readex Microprint, 1960. Wells, Henry Willis, 1895- .

PR 1243 T47X

5,500 microcards.


            This set of approximately 5,350 British and 250 American plays includes "every important play published in the English language in England from the year 1500 through 1800 and in the United States from 1714 through 1830."


        The plays are arranged in separate chronological groups, and within each group alphabetically by author, or title if anonymous.

            1516-1641:  Elizabethan, Shakespeare, Jacobean.

            1641-1700: Restoration Drama.

            1701-1750: Early Eighteenth Century.

            1751-1800: Late Eighteenth Century.

            1737-1800: Larpent Ms. plays.

            1714-1830: American.


PN 1821.5 B45 1963A  G. William Bergquist.  Three Centuries of English and American Plays: A Checklist. New York: Hafner

            An author and title index to the plays in the collection.


            Theater and Drama

            English Drama--Early Modern and Elizabethan,


            English Drama--17th Century

            English Drama--18th Century

            American Drama--to 1775

            American Drama--Revolutionary Period 1775-1783

            American Drama--19th Century