Faculty of Arts

DRAMA 701 A & B

Theories of Drama

Please note: this is archived course information from 2012 for DRAMA 701.


Addresses theatre and drama's nature and origins. Introduces semiotic analysis. Considers issues such as actor, text, author, audience, space, time, social context and occasion, performance, ritual, theatricality, gender, genre, types of dramas (seasonal, everyday) and specific theatres (Renaissance, Restoration). The ideas and work of a range of modern theorists will be taught.

Availability 2012

Semester 1


Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Murray Edmond


DRAMA 701A: 15.0 points

DRAMA 701B: 15.0 points

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