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TH 381 British Theatre and Drama: 19th Century to Present

Faculty: Weeks
Content: The dramatic literature and performance styles of British theatre from the origins of modernism to the present. Wilde, Shaw, and Coward through post-war playwrights such as Wesker, Pinter, Bond, Churchill, Orton, Barnes, Barker, Stoppard, Wertenbaker. The evolution of theatrical forms and themes in relation to historical and social change.
Prerequisites: TH 281, TH 282, or TH 283, or a literature course offered by the Department of English or World Languages and Literatures.
Restrictions: Sophomore standing required.
Usually offered: Alternate Years, fall semester.
Semester credits: 4.