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Jessie Ball duPont Library

Theatre 222: Queer America on Stage and Screen

A guide to basic information resources on Queer America on Stage and Screen, Theatre 222.

Find Theatre Books in the Library

Theatre books are in several different places, depending on the area they are focused on. Here are some places to look for different topics:

  • Theaters – NA 6820-6845
  • The Performing Arts – PN 1560-1590
  • Drama – PN 1600-1988
  • Dramatic Representation: The Theater – PN 2000-3307
  • Collections of General Literature: Drama – PN 6110.5-6120
  • Costume, Clothing and Dress – TT - TX 340
  • Subject Bibliography – Z 5051-7999

(This helpful list was assembled by librarians at Central Washington University Libraries.)

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