Faculty of Arts


DRAMA 701 A & B

Theories of Drama


Description

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

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Murray Edmond

Points

DRAMA 701A: 15.0 points

DRAMA 701B: 15.0 points


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