Major - Illness, Death, and Dying on Stage

ENGL 2816  Illness, Death, and Dying on Stage


Three credits of 1000 level ENGL (excluding ENGL 1501, ENGL 1502) or any 18 credits completed (excluding ENGL 1501, ENGL 1502, ENGL 2001, ENGL 2011).


Three hours of lecture per week.




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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