Aurora Metro Books Collection

Tribute to the Heroes - Nordic Black Theatre

© Monica Santos Herberg

The Aurora Metro Books Collection is a new addition to our Drama Online subscription. It includes non-fiction books about theatre, 120 drama plays in print, including a highly contemporary list of new drama, with collections of women’s drama, international drama and drama by black and Asian writers.  Writers are both notable and new, including Germaine Greer, Robin Soans and Manjula Padmanabhan. Find out more and see the play/book list.  You may be prompted to login to read the full text. Choose Institutional Login and follow the steps to the UoP login screen.


University of Portsmouth also subscribes to the Drama Online Core Collection and Nick Hern Books Modern Plays. The Core Collection includes over 1,300 plays from Bloomsbury publishers, including Methuen Drama, Arden Shakespeare and Faber & Faber, plus production stills from the Victoria and Albert Museum and the American Shakespeare Center. Nick Hern Books includes over 400 plays from this specialist theatre publisher featuring pre-eminent playwrights such as Howard Brenton, Jez Butterworth and Caryl Churchill. Watch this video for a short introduction on how to use this resource.


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