This course focuses on close reading of a dozen great plays of the Western tradition, with attention to contemporary trends as well. Leitmotifs running throughout the course will include the nature of dramatic heroes and antiheroes; considerations of genre--tragedy, comedy, and everything in between; and realism as myth--or why there's no such thing as realism (really). Not for skimmers; students should expect to read play texts with care and more than once.
COURSE FORMAT: Lecture
Level: UGRD Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL Grading Mode: Graded
Prerequisites: NONE Links to Web Resources For This Course.
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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