BISAC Subject Headings List

Drama

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DRAMA

Use subjects in this section only for dramatic works written for the stage. Subjects may be used alone (for individual works or collections by one author) or with "DRAMA / Anthologies (multiple authors)".

Critical works should be assigned "LITERARY CRITICISM / Drama" and any other subjects needed in the LITERARY CRITICISM section (and should not be assigned any subjects in the DRAMA section). Note the existence of the subheading "Shakespeare" in both the DRAMA and LITERARY CRITICISM

Use subjects beginning with "PERFORMING ARTS / Theater" for works on drama as performed on the stage and use "PERFORMING ARTS / Screenplays" for dramatic works written for film or television.

DRA000000

DRAMA / General

DRA011000

DRAMA / African

DRA001000

DRAMA / American / General

DRA001010

DRAMA / American / African American & Black

DRA006000

DRAMA / Ancient & Classical

DRA002000

DRAMA / Anthologies (multiple authors)

DRA005000

DRAMA / Asian / General

DRA005010

DRAMA / Asian / Japanese

DRA012000

DRAMA / Australian & Oceanian

 

DRAMA / Authorship & Technique see PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / Playwriting

DRA013000

DRAMA / Canadian

DRA014000

DRAMA / Caribbean & Latin American

DRA004000

DRAMA / European / General

DRA004050

DRAMA / European / Eastern *

DRA003000

DRAMA / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

DRA004010

DRAMA / European / French

DRA004020

DRAMA / European / German

DRA004030

DRAMA / European / Italian

DRA004040

DRAMA / European / Spanish & Portuguese

 

DRAMA / History & Criticism see LITERARY CRITICISM / Drama

DRA020000

DRAMA / Indigenous Peoples in the Americas

DRA017000

DRAMA / LGBTQ+

DRA018000

DRAMA / Medieval

DRA015000

DRAMA / Middle Eastern

 

DRAMA / Monologues see PERFORMING ARTS / Monologues & Scenes

 

DRAMA / Native American see Indigenous Peoples in the Americas

DRA008000

DRAMA / Religious & Liturgical

DRA016000

DRAMA / Russian & Soviet

DRA010000

DRAMA / Shakespeare

DRA019000

DRAMA / Women Authors

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