DRAMA 371: Theatre History I

Section ID: 
A
 
SLN: 
13221
 
Meets GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts

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T Th 11:30-13:20
 
HUT 130
Explores the history of European theatre and theatre culture from ancient Greece and Rome, through the High Middle Ages, to the emergence of the first professional theatres in Elizabethan England and Spain in the Golden Age.. Prerequisite: DRAMA 302.

This course, the first in a three quarter sequence, is designed to explore European theatre and theatre culture from ancient Greece and Rome (circa 500 BCE- 200 CE), through the theatre practice of the Middle Ages, and the emergence  of the first professional theatre in Elizabethan England and Spain in the Golden Age.  It's a long sweep and the intention of one of introduction and exposure. To this end, we will reading representative plays of each period, discussing the history, politics, performance, and the large and enduring legacy of the various traditions.

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