2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CLITR 3240 World Drama from the Greeks to the 17th Century

This course is a survey of theatre and drama from the Greeks to the Renaissance, with the focus on the major periods of western theatre and dramatic literature: Greek, Roman, Medieval, Elizabethan; and Italian, French, and English Neo-classical. We will also survey Eastern classical theatre and drama with a particular emphasis on the Sanskrit theatre, the Chinese theatre, and the classical theatre of Japan, including Kabuki, Noh, and the puppet theatre. Plays are placed in their historical context with particular attention paid to theatrical styles of production.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

CLITR 1100

Offered

every even Spring semester