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Writing about Performance: Books

Class focusing on Dance, Music, and Theater review writing. Students will be working on are performance reviews in the style of major journalistic organs (newspapers and scholarly journals) as well as writing for a general public. Marcia Rego, faculty

Find Reviews in Books

The Duke Library book collection includes collected reviews by major reviewers, criticsm how-to's, history of the discipline (Film, Dance, theater), etc.

  • Finding books on reviews in the Duke Library catalog using subject.  Subject headings are the standardized way the catalog refers to things.  Once you've found the subject heading, most books on that subject should be there:

    Dance -- Reviews  (dance);  Motion pictures -- Reviews (film); Theater -- Reviews (drama, plays)

Writing Criticism