Apr 14, 2021  
Traditional Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
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THE 3213 History of Theatre

Three hours
A survey of the literature, practices, and traditions of Western theatre from its classical Greek origins to the modern era with emphasis on the lives and works of prominent playwrights and theorists such as Aristotle and the Greek masters, Shakespeare, Moliere, Voltaire, Chekhov, Shaw, Ibsen, Beckett, Stanislavski, Brecht, and Meisner. Additionally, this course will examine cultural and political contexts and impact on the development and evolution of the art form throughout history. Meets The Arts and Humanities requirement of the Core Curriculum.

Offered spring semester (even-numbered years)