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The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

The Oxford Dictionary of Plays (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
‘informative, illuminating, and helpful … a remarkable achievement’ – Michael Billington, The Guardian Over 1,000 entries ... More
The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare studies and criticism, Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
531,069 words
Illustration(s):
94
‘A wonderful treasure-house of information and insight’ – Dame Judi Dench Over 3,200 entries From the conjectured identity of the Dark Lady of ... More
A Dictionary of Opera Characters

A Dictionary of Opera Characters (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2014
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
223,612 words
‘a reference book for operaphiles...the answer to a prayer for those who attend operas without doing their homework properly’ - Sir George Christie A ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

The Oxford Dictionary of Dance (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Performing arts, Dance, Music
Length:
413,734 words
Illustration(s):
1
‘A must-have volume’ The Times The second edition of this dictionary is a unique single volume reference on all aspects of dance performance. ... More
The International Encyclopedia of Dance

The International Encyclopedia of Dance   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Dance, Music
Length:
2.55 million words
1998 Choice Outstanding Academic Book 1998 Library Journal Best Reference 1998 ALA/RUSA Outstanding Reference Source With nearly 2,000 articles written by ... More
The Grove Book of Operas

The Grove Book of Operas (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Music, Opera, Performing arts
Length:
519,805 words
Illustration(s):
194
“The Grove Book of Operas, Second Edition, should be on every opera-lover's short list of indispensable reference books. Highly recommended. ” - Gary Hoffman, Opera Today. ... More
The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
696,804 words
This exciting theatre companion, edited by a former literary manager of the Royal Shakespeare Company, includes over 2500 entries that range widely over theatre in the last century. It ... More
Dictionary Plus Performing Arts

Dictionary Plus Performing Arts   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Performing arts
Length:
2,433 words
This dictionary comprises authoritative, highly accessible entries on styles, dramatists, performers, companies, and organizations related to the performing arts. These entries are ... More
The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
492,086 words
This concise version of the acclaimed Oxford Companion to the Theatre covers all aspects of theatre worldwide and throughout the ages. It contains entries on a vast range of theatrical ... More
The Oxford Companion to American Theatre

The Oxford Companion to American Theatre (3 ed.)   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
579,202 words
First published in 1984, Gerald Bordman's Oxford Companion to American Theatre is the standard one-volume source on American theatre. Critics have hailed its “wealth of authoritative ... More

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