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TH 302LEC - Theatre History & Lit 2
Lecture
Theatre History & Lit 2 MC Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
Class #:   20882   Enrollment Capacity:   33
Section:   MC   Enrollment Total:   28
Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   5
Dates:   02/01/2021 - 05/07/2021   Status:   OPEN WITH RESERVES
Days, Time:   T R , 12:45 PM - 2:00 PM
Room:   Remote view map
Location:   Remote      
Reserve Capacities
Description Enrollment Capacity Enrollment Total  
Theatre Bach: Seats Reserved 10 10  
  Course Description
This course is an introduction to selected plays, aesthetic theories, and performance techniques from the eighteenth century to the present. While it operates as a stand-alone course, it picks up where TH 301 (a survey from antiquity to the eighteenth century) concluded. During this time, the modern world as we know it came into being, accompanied by social and political revolutions that shook the foundations of public and private life. We'll watch theater artists around the world contend with the dominant philosophical ideas, aesthetic values, and socio-political realities of their time, as they attempt to create artworks capable of responding to - or even creating - a modern world. In doing so, they began to alter the molecular structure of theater, pulling apart traditional modes of understanding narrative, illusion, and character - destroying the old, to make way for the new.
  Instructor(s)
             Poynton look up    
  On-line Resources
Other Courses Taught By: Poynton