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Classics and Colonialism: Books

Sources for Research on Fugard's THE ISLAND

Browsing by Subject in HOLLIS

In HOLLIS, go to Starts with/Browse and select "Browse by Subject." Enter fugard, and click on the subjects that interest you.

Other subject headings to browse (TIP: omit the punctuation when searching in HOLLIS):

  • Sophocles -- Adaptations
  • Sophocles -- Appreciation
  • Sophocles -- Characters -- Antigone
  • Sophocles -- Dramatic production
  • Sophocles -- Stage history
  • Greek drama (Tragedy) -- Appreciation -- Africa
  • African drama (English) -- Greek influences

Dictionary of Literary Biography


The 376-volume Dictionary of Literary Biography (shelved in the Literature section of the Loker Reading Room in Widener Library) provides not only biographies, but also critical surveys of the work of writers worldwide. Volume 225 (pictured below) includes a chapter on Athol Fugard, and lists books and journal articles that analyze his writings.


Selected Sources

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