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FYSE139: FYSE 139-01: Behind the Curtain (Byars)
Course Guide for FYSE 139-01: Behind the Curtain: Prof. Glenda Byars
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Researching Theatre Practitioners - Finding Background Information
Search these two databases together (and any others that interest you) by selecting More Databases at the top of the screen.
Search your playwright as keyword; be sure to put the name in quotes ("Konstantin Stanislavsky").
Use the provided terms along the left-hand side of your results screen to help you narrow your results.
Narrow by date to find primary sources. There is an easy to use Publication Date limiter on the left side of your results page.
Narrow by type of publication by selecting newspapers.
Some articles are available in full-text online. For those that are not, use the library catalog to search the journal’s title. For titles to which we don’t have access, use Interlibrary Loan to obtain a PDF of the article for FREE!
Group Research Projects
This project is to explore more completely the influence of a theatre practitioner.
You will need to enlist the help of our librarian to help you discover articles, images and commentary on your topic from a variety of resources.
Your presentation will include not only basic biographical and historical information; but should include focus on the legacy and philosophy of the individual or group and what innovations or important contributions they made to live theatrical expression.