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Search the Library Catalog for the following reference titles that contain material about Trifles. These titles may be available in other college or public libraries.
- American Writers [supl 3, part 1]
- Contemporary Authors [vol 154]
- Critical Survey of Drama [vol 3]
- Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 7: Twentieth-Century American Dramatists [part 1]
- Drama Criticism [vol 10]
- Drama for Students [vol 8]
- Masterplots II: Women's Literature Series [vol 5]
- Twentieth-Century Literature Criticism (TCLC) - Contains passages from literary criticism originally published in books and journals
- [vols 55, 175] - check under Trifles in the Cumulative Title Index, a separate paperback index that accompanies this multi-volume work
- [vol 94] - locate the topical essay "Women in Modern Literature"
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