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Finding Play Texts, Monologues, and Videos of Plays

A guide for finding information about dramatic plays as well as the text of dramatic plays in the duPolnt-Ball Library's collections.

Plays from the 21st Century

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Accessing online resources

You must be connected to Stetson's Network in order to access any of the electronic materials referenced in this guide. If you are not working from a campus-connected computer, you will have to enter the network through a proxy server.

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Finding Play Texts and Information about Plays


  • The search above will return books with the title, "Mourning Becomes Electra." This search will also return books with this title within the contents of the book if it is a collection of plays or chapters about plays.
  • If you want to find a play by a particular author, change "Title" to "Author" with the pull down menu, then type in the author's name (last name first) in the search box.

Other Theater Resources

Library Resources

Indexes of Plays on the Web

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary loan is a service available to Stetson University faculty, students, and staff. To aid in your research, we will borrow from other libraries items not held in the Stetson Library.

Complete a request form for each item needed and allow one - two weeks for delivery of physical items (books and dissertations) and one week for delivery of electronic items (journal articles). Plan ahead and put in requests early for best results.

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