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Sources For Drama Study
(By W. M. Randall, Grad) entirely to the drama from the lay- Lewis Lewisohn; in the "Dial" by Shopp mg
Univerity Library, in addi- man's point of view. It is probably George Santayana; and in the "Book
tioh to furniyhing the material for too well known to require more than man" by Kenneth Andrews. in oughts
more or teaanashati teadigalan a passing mention here. There is an- The "Drama" is a magazine devoted
provides a meansa of keeping up with other magazine, which does for the primarily to amateur dramatics. It
items of current intereat. There ia Art Theater what the "Theater" does is the official organ of the "Drama
probably nothing now-aa in hih for the professional stage, I refer to League of America."
probably nothing now-a-days in which Sheldon Cheney's quarterly "The The drama of foreign lands might
inthe various phaaro nter aa; Theater Art." This magazine also be of interest to some on the campus.
publishes short plays in toto. For France, the Library offers "La
many sources for information on thia
aubject are to be found in the general There has latterly sprung up among Petite Illustration" which reprints
library. American magazines quite a habit of popular plays; and "Revue des Deux
It ia well known that all periodicala reprinting plays, either as a whole, Mondes" and the "Revue Blue," which
Itblish woccakownally at eriluposor in abbreviated form. Some of the prints criticisms and reviews. For
the stage and ita activitiea. How- magazines which do this each month Spain we have "L' Espera," for re-
teerI sall tndet hetret. those are "Hearsts," "Everybodys", and prints and "Nuestro Tiempo" and
ever, I ahall treat here only thoae "Current Opinion." "Nuevo Mondo," for criticism. In Italy
cilaive intereat. The periodicala of The "Poet-Lore" prints unproduced "Nuovo Antologia" prints reviews of
tivkindf into Taever alsa In plays in its current numbers, and current drama of Rome and "La
this kind fail into several classes. In later issues them as books, thus Ronda" prints plays, some produced A
the firat place, there are the profea-
sional magazinea, of which the Li- bringing before the public many and some unproduced. Germany and
srr has the one beat. In thia, "The works which would not otherwise see Russia are at present more or lessr n
Billboard," which is published every the light. dead letters in the dramatic world. It
week, will be found reviews of all The literary magazines of America is interesting to note, however that on
current plays, besides items of inter- usually publish in each issue at least the shelves of the Library may be Notice
eat tp professional actors, musicians, one article which has to do with the found files of the Russian Imperial
sand others who depend on the stage stage and many of them support a Theater programs and reviews, which
dfor their living. This magazine also regular dramatic department. Such a contain very excellent illustrations of What' to give a feminine
Spublishes route lists of various at- department is run in the "Nation" by continental settings and stage craft.
publshesrout liss ofvarius f-riend, be she mother, sister,
tractions, showing where they play on
varius dtes.cousin - or someone else!
various dates.
The second class of periodicals are - a question to stump the
those of interest primarily to the writ- q
er of the plays. The one of outstand- average man. Once the
ing merit and usefulness is "The problem is decided, the next
Dramatist," which each month pub-
lishes careful technical criticisms and difficulty is to buy the de-
analysis of five or six current plays.
Another magazine, similar to the sired present without embar-
"Dramatist," was the "Playwright." 12 - rassment.
This has suspended publication, but
the files of back 'numbers, which are
to be found in the Library, will well Hutzel's offers you a wide
repay an examination. o
Then there are the magazines which I variety of suggesions with
print more or less popular reviews - the assurance of understand-
of plays-in reality the playgoer's
guides. Of these "Life" and "Judge" ! '. ing assistance in purchasing
are probably the best known. Un- our g
fortunately the desire for cleverness
on the part of these reviewers oftimes
overcomes their hankering for strict
critical truth; and so their judgements
must sometimes be taken with a grain
of salt.
The "Theater Magazine," of course,
is the one American magazine devoted
G. D. Herrera .of the Spanish de K HOSIERY
partment, who has been requested by Splc al
some business men and officials of HANDKERCHIEFS
Colombia, to relate the great possi- with Kodak Anastigmat Lensf.7.7
bilities which that country offers to SWEATERS
America business and capital, will de- Price $15-00
(liver a series of lectures before the BLOUSES
manufacturers of this state who are Open it up and it's ready-from pocket to picture B U
interested in foreign trade. is a matter of seconds. No focusing. JEWELRY NOVELTIES
Mr. Herrera will also give a few A camera that's small enough to wear and yet a
lectures to members of the University LEATHER GOODS
which will deal with the social, polit- thoroughly practical picture-maker, as the presence
ical, and industrial conditions of Co- of the Eastman-made Kodak Anastigmat lensf.7.7 NEGLIGEES
lombia. and Kodak Ball Bearing Shutter proves.
Windows Placed in NewHospital You have the gift problem. We have the answer.
All the windows of the new Uni- Autograp/ic Kodaks from $8.oo up
versity hospital are being boarded up Brownie Cameras, Eastman-made-$2.oo up
in order to protect the interior from
the winter storms and weather. Three
carloads of lumber were ordered for CALKINS-FLETCHER
the work. The first two floors have DRUG CO
already been completed. Work can D
not progress any farther on the build-
ing until the state legislature grants Libert, at Main
an additional sum of money.

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