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Fall 2021
May 21,2022
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LITR 272 - MODERN & POSTMODERN DRAMA
Modern d Postmodern Drama studies the major aesthetic dramatic movements of the 20th century. Students read a selection of plays and performance texts that define each period; these texts are accompanied by key theoretical writings from performers, playwrights and critics that inform and contextualize the readings; introductions from experts in the field also provide an overview of the works and their significance. ln addition, students read, discuss in class and are called to include in their papers, concepts and arguments elaborated by major theatre critics and theorists such as, Antonin Artaud, Bertold Brecht, Walter Benjamin, André Breton, Martin Esslin, Hans-Thies Lehmann, Helene Cixous, Simone Benmussa, Judith Butler and Jacques Ranciére. The course is structured around international and intercultural differences, but the readings address other categories of difference such as, class, gender, sexuality, politics and economics. We examine how the modern world, following Certeau, "produces itself through othering, through discursive and material mechanisms that effectively bifurcate regions of culture, the better to legitimate some and delegitimate others.“
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course

Literature Department

Course Attributes:
Gen Ed 2018, Gen Ed 18-Global Awareness, OLD GE-TOPICS ARTS&HUMANATIES, MJ-LITR-Int'l Litr Selection

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
FOR LITR 272

General Requirements:
Course or Test: CRWT 102
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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