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G.L. Brook Drama Collection

3,000 items.

A collection of plays and books on theatrical history, amassed by George Leslie Brook (1910-1987), Professor of English Language and Medieval English Literature at Manchester University, 1945-1977.

There are some texts printed before 1800 and approximately 1,000 19th-century works, the remainder being from the 20th century.

They are predominantly in English, but most European languages are represented. Many of the items are scarce.

See also the G.L. Brook Theology collection.

Finding aids

Recorded in  .


The John Rylands Library

Using the reading rooms in the John Rylands Library