Answered By: Hannah DiMeglio
Last Updated: Jan 26, 2021     Views: 2

Contemporary sources are produced around the same time as the work itself. For example, a contemporary source of Trifles (1916) would by a review of this play when it was first brought to stage. So, we would be looking for reviews of it around 1916 and ignore reviews of modern productions of it. Therefore, we would sort by the oldest mentions of Trifles.