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Drama and Performance Studies Guide: Journals

What is a journal?

A journal is a scholarly publication containing articles written by researchers, practitioners and other experts, with new issues published at regular intervals. Journals focus on a specific discipline or field of study. Some of the key journals for Drama and Performance studies are:

Modern Drama  

New Theatre Quarterly     

South African Theatre Journal       


Performance and Art Journal





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Articles not available?

If an article is not available in any format, speak to a subject librarian or the Circulation desk staff to help you get a copy.

Finding print and online journals

  • From the Library website click on iCatalogue.
  • Type in the title of the journal.
  • For print journals click on 'Availability' below the details to identify the holding library
  • Find the journal in the relevant section of the library.
  • For online journals, click on 'View now' below the details to get to the journal location.

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