English Studies (ENGL) - Illness, Death, and Dying on Stage

ENGL 2816  Illness, Death, and Dying on Stage

Prerequisites:

3 credits of English at the 1000-level, excluding ENGL 1551 and ENGL 1552

Hours:

Three hours of lecture per week.

Credits:

3

Description:

Students learn about theatrical representations of illness, death, and dying through the study of dramatic genres and movements from classical Greece to the contemporary period. They employ the skills of close reading to investigate playtexts, and assess dramatic representation within specific genres and movements. They also engage in comparative analysis.



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