The Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library

THEA 250: Costume and Fashion: Critical Secondary Sources

Library Resources

How might you use critical sources?

  • -Historical insight into a time and place
  • -Deeper understanding of the industry you're studying
  • -Deeper understanding of the work you're looking at
  • -Methods of analysis you can apply to the work you're looking at (even if the source is looking at a different work)

Some books that might he be helpful:

Remember that although the information in books can be quite specific, the information you use to search for them may be quite broad- especially if you are seeking to use them for background information! 

Here is a list of books that may be helpful for your work in this course. It is not exhaustive, so try searching first to make sure you are finding what might be most helpful to you!