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Descriptor English: Drama
Descriptor Spanish: Drama
Descriptor Portuguese: Drama
Descriptor French: Pièce de théatre
Entry term(s): Dramas
Tree number(s): K01.517.333
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004324
Scope note: A composition in prose or verse presenting in dialogue or pantomime a story involving various characters, usually intended to be acted on a stage and to be regarded as a form of entertainment. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Annotation: coord IM with LITERATURE, MEDIEVAL (IM) or LITERATURE, MODERN (IM); docudrama as a stage presentation goes here
Allowable Qualifiers: HI history
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under LITERATURE 1975-90
Online Note: search LITERATURE 1966-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under LITERATURE 1975-90
DeCS ID: 4385
Unique ID: D004324
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1996/06/10
Drama - Preferred
Concept UI M0006801
Scope note A composition in prose or verse presenting in dialogue or pantomime a story involving various characters, usually intended to be acted on a stage and to be regarded as a form of entertainment. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Preferred term Drama
Entry term(s) Dramas



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