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African American Women in Theater: IV. Reference Sources

A guide for an assignment in Theater 399/591 & African American Studies 389.

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On this page are sources of ready-information for questions like, what was the Harlem Renaissance, or, where did Lorraine Hansberry attend college?

Use also to confirm information you find in places like Wikipedia: these sources tend to be perceived as more credible, so you can cite them in a paper with confidence.

Finally, reference sources often include bibliographies, making them profitable places to begin a research project.

  1. Encyclopedias
  2. Biographies
  3. Handbooks, Companions, Research Guides
  4. Production Histories

1. Encyclopedias

2. Biography

3. Handbooks, Companions, Research Guides

4. Production Histories