DRAM 115: Perspectives in Drama

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This course provides an overview of Western drama from its origins in ancient Greece to the present. Tracing the evolution of drama through its major periods, the course surveys a selection of representative plays, from Greek drama to contemporary works, and analyzes them through such elements as action, character, structure, and language. The course will help students develop an understanding of the theatre, its diverse offerings, and its rich history.

Required Text:

  • Jacobus, The Bedford Introduction to Drama, 7th edition, Bedford/St. Martin’s (2012). Be sure to purchase ISBN 978-1457606335.

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