Arvin, Neil Cole. Eugène Scribe and the French Theatre, 1815-1860. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1924, 268 p.
Studies Scribe's plays as social commentary on the mores of contemporary French culture and surveys the reaction of his contemporaries to his portrayal of the period.
Gillespie, Patti. "Plays: Well-Complicated." Speech Monographs 42, No. 1 (March 1975): 20-28
Defines some common characteristics of well-made plays through an examination of the ways in which Scribe establishes and resolves complication.
Habegger, Alfred. "The Siege of...
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