Tuesday, 13 January 2015

British Theatre, Music and Literature - new resource

British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture
Access is now available to British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture (part of Nineteenth Century Collections Online) via www.library.nuigalway.ie.

This collection features a wide range of primary sources related to the arts in the Victorian era, from playbills and scripts to operas and complete scores. These rare documents, many of them never before available, were sourced from the British Library and other renowned institutions, and curated by experts in British arts history.

Covering more than a century, British Theatre, Music, and Literature is without equal as a resource for 19th century scholars.

This unparalleled collection provides a detailed look at the state of the British art world with, for example, not only manuscripts and compositions, but also documents such as personal letters, annotated programs, meeting minutes, and financial records, offering scholars an unmatched glimpse into the inner workings of the arts world and life in Victorian Britain.


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