THR 105 Script Analysis

An introduction to the kinds of drama written for theatre, with attention to foundational aspects of play analysis and dramatic criticism in Western drama. In addition to other plays and critical writings, the course will include analysis of the following plays and critical writings: Oedipus Rex, Hamlet, Tartuffe, A Doll's House, Aristotle's Poetics, and Stephen S. Stanton's essay 'The Well-Made Play and the Modern Theatre.' The course also will include analysis of at least two full-length plays representing the work of women and African-American dramatists.


1 Course Credit