Corten, Irina H. “Evgeny Lvoich Shvarts: A Biographical Sketch and Bibliography.” Russian Literature Triquarterly 16 (1979). This article presents a brief overview of the life of Shvarts and his works.
Corten, Irina H. “Evgeny Shvarts as an Adapter of Hans Christian Andersen and Charles Perrault.” Russian Review 37 (1978): 516-567. This essay focuses on Shvarts’s adaptations of fairy tales in his plays.
Leach, Robert, and Victor Borovsky, eds. A History of Russian Theater. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1999. This overview of Russian drama presents background information on the theater during the time in which Shvarts wrote. Bibliography and index.
Metcalf, Amanda T. Evgenii Shvartz and His Fairy-Tales for Adults. Birmingham, England: University of Birmingham Press, 1979. A critical analysis of the works of Shvarts, which include fairy tales. Bibliography.
Neill, Heather. “Sinister Fairy Tale.” Review of The Dragon, by Yevgeny Shvarts. The Times Educational Supplement, November 20, 1992, p. 11. A review of a performance of Shvarts’s The Dragon by the Royal National Theatre in England.
Segel, Harold B. Twentieth Century Russian Drama: From Gorky to the Present. Rev. ed. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993. This examination of Russian theater in the twentieth century includes coverage of Shvarts’s role. Bibliography and index.
Smeliansky, Anatoly. The Russian Theater After Stalin. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Although this work begins in 1953, toward the end of Shvarts’s career, it sheds light on the forces that affected his work. Bibliography and index.