Jun 24, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENG 3680 - World Drama: The Theatrical Impulse Then and Now

Credits: 4
This course traces the theatrical impulse in Western culture by studying the development of drama as a major literary form, from the classical drama of ancient Greece and the European medieval and early modern theater to works from the American and contemporary world stages. Attention to genre, theater history, and the cultural work that drama performs at different moments in its history as well as to how plays are shaped by theater spaces and staging conventions. Readings from such playwrights as Aeschylus, Shakespeare, Ibsen, Brecht, Beckett, Churchill, and Vogel. Before or After 1800.
Prerequisite(s): FYW 1050 .
Fulfills: AL in LS Core
Three hours a week.