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School of Performance THF 101 Elements of Production: Books and E-books

Books and E-books at Ryerson

Keyword Searching in the Catalogue

Keyword searching can be very fruitful.
Search example: germany weimar twenties

Browsing Library of Congress Subject Headings in the Catalogue

Browsing the Library of Congress subject headings index can be more efficient.
Some useful headings begin with the following terms:

English literature -- 19th century. 

Depressions -- 1929

Prohibition -- United States.

United States -- Social conditions -- 1918-1932.

For works about specific plays and their adaptation or performance, start with the playwright's name and the title of the play as in this example:

Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. Pygmalion.

List of Books your Instructor has placed for TFH101 on Print Reserve (2nd Floor of the Library, Circulation Desk)


Quick Facts

Use to find brief background information.

Film Scripts

Find additional scripts in the RULA catalogue.

A Brief Sampling from Ryerson's Collection