ENGH 368: Modern Drama

ENGH 368-001: Modern Drama
(Fall 2022)

10:30 AM to 11:45 AM MW

Thompson Hall L004

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Section Information for Fall 2022

ENGH 368 - 001: Modern Drama

This course covers the most influential drama of the 20th and early 21st century from Europe, America, the Caribbean, and Africa. It examines changing formal approaches to theater -- realism, modernism, absurdism -- and the significant politics and cultural influences such as postcolonialism, marxism, feminism, and globalization. Some of the playwrights we will read include Ibsen, Chekhov, Synge, Treadwell, Brecht, Beckett, Hansberry, Soyinka, Walcott, Fugard, Churchill, Kushner, and Nottage.


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Representative plays of most influential European and American dramatists, with emphasis on dramatic styles such as realism, expressionism, epic, and existentialism. Studies Chekhov, Ibsen, Strindberg, Brecht, and Beckett. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: Satisfaction of University requirements in 100-level English and in Mason Core literature.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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