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DRAMA 201 B: Plays And Styles

Meeting Time: 
MWF 11:30am - 12:50pm
HUT 130
Jason Eckard

Syllabus Description:

The Spring 2015 section of Drama 201B will examine a variety of non-Shakespearean Early Modern/Renaissance English texts in order for students to be introduced to and become familiar with the process of formal script analysis of plot, character, and style. Assignments include reading of plays, periodic written responses, mid-term and final exams, one formal paper and a final project where students will apply their script analysis in a practical form.


Texts include (provisionally): Everyman (anon.); The Spanish Tragedy (Kyd); The Old Wife's Tale (Peele); Doctor Faustus (Marlowe); Arden of Feversham (anon.); A Warning for Fair Women (anon.); The Witch of Edmonton (Dekker et al.); and 'Tis Pity She's a Whore (Ford). 

Catalog Description: 
Introduces theatre practitioners to the principles of play construction, to the process of reading and conceiving plays for production, and to the basic vocabulary of artistic styles through which plays are produced. Offered: AWSp.
GE Requirements: 
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Other Requirements Met: 
Last updated: 
April 28, 2016 - 12:44pm