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(UC) History and Dramatic Literature of the Contemporary Theater

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(3 cr.) This advanced seminar class encompasses a socio-historical study of dramatic literature and theory from the beginnings of the modern era to the present with an emphasis on relevance to contemporary performance techniques. The course examines such movements as realism, naturalism, futurism, symbolism, expressionism, surrealism, constructivism and absurdism, studying the texts, artists and critics of the modernist and post-modernist movements in an attempt to locate contemporary theater within its social, historical and political contexts. As Needed

Sessions

Spring 2020

Section 01

  • Instructor
  • Abigail Copeland
  • Days
  • TH
  • Time
  • 9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location
  • 515 Sherman Ave Room 115