COMP 202
Modern Drama Fall 2014
Division I
Cross-listed THEA 229 / ENGL 202 / COMP 202
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An introduction to major plays and key movements in European and American theatre since the late nineteenth century. Our focus will be on close reading, with attention also to questions of performance and production. Plays to be discussed will likely include: Ibsen, Hedda Gabler; Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest; Chekhov, The Cherry Orchard; Pirandello, Six Characters in Search of an Author; Brecht, Mother Courage; Miller, Death of a Salesman; Beckett, Endgame; Hansberry, A Raisin in the Sun; Pinter, Betrayal; Churchill, Cloud Nine; Stoppard, Arcadia.
The Class: Format: lecture
Limit: 18
Expected: 18
Class#: 1437
Grading: OPG
Requirements/Evaluation: two 5-page papers; regular journal responses; a final exam; and active participation in class discussions
Extra Info: may not be taken on a pass/fail basis
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: English and Theatre majors
Unit Notes: satisfies the THEA 248 requirement for Theatre Major
Distributions: Division I
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
THEA 229 Division I ENGL 202 Division I COMP 202 Division I
Attributes: ENGL Literary Histories C

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