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Drama 468 - 001: Lighting Design (Prof. Kathy Perkins) Fall 2013  

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Interlibrary Loan

Can't find the article, book, or report you need at our library? You can request it from another library through interlibrary loan.


Rashomon/Roger Ebert Analysis

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Critical Articles for Theatrical Lighting

Example of a Scholarly Article 

If you need to find a database for a specific subject (e.g., English Literature/Comparative Literarture), search E-Research Tools by Subject, and try the "Recommended Databases."  See also the list of databases for Dramatic Art.

  • Articles Plus
    Discover information on any topic from the UNC library collections using simple search technology powered by Summon. Use Articles+ to find: Scholarly journal articles; News articles; Ebook content; Dissertations. For example, search for "theatre" "lighting design," then limit to scholarly sources/journal articles, etc.
  • Art Full-Text and Retrospective Index
    Search this database for ""Theaters -- Lighting"
  • MLA International Bibliography
    MLA is the main database for literary/theatre criticism and allows for very specific thematic searching. Try a subject search for "lighting" and (stage design or theater). [Note Americanized spelling of theater as subject.]

Contemporary Theatre Production/Lighting Journals


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Strindberg's The Stronger/Play Review

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Lighting the Theatre/David Hockney on the Magic of Theatrical Lighting

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Theatre Lighting Winner/Kennedy Center Festival

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