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Find Performance Reviews in Databases
Reviews of dance performances are primarily published in newspapers, popular magazines, and book anthologies. Knowing when the piece was produced is crucial information for locating reviews. These databases provide citations and some full-text reviews from local and international newspapers and magazines.
Full-text articles and images from the back runs (most recent 3-5 year not available) of selective, interdisciplinary scholarly journals, including dance- and performing arts-related journals.
New York Times Historical
Covers: 1851-2006. Full-text coverage of the New York Times going back to the first issues.
Los Angeles Times Archive
This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, searchable first-hand accounts and coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
San Francisco Chronicle Archives
Covers: 1869-current. Full-text coverage of the San Francisco Chronicle going back to the first issues.
Covers: 1995-present. Regional and national U.S. newspapers. Television news transcripts. International newspapers.
Covers: approx. 1985-present. Regional and national U.S. newspapers, and international newspapers.
Reader's Guide Retrospective
Covers: 1890-1982. This resource focuses on popular magazines, such as Time, Newsweek, Ladies' Home Journal, etc.
Find Performance Reviews in Print Materials
Find Reviews in Print Materials
Do a Subject search in the library catalog for the words:
This search will turn up 7 results for books with dance reviews and essays.