Courses: Topics in American Drama (ENGLB230001)

Spring 2011

Class Number: 1162
Considers American plays of the 20th century, reading major playwrights of the canon alongside other dramatists who were less often read and produced. Will also study later 20th century dramatists whose plays both develop and resist the complex foundation established by canonical American playwrights and how American drama reflects and responds to cultural and political shifts. Considers how modern American identity has been constructed through dramatic performance, considering both written and performed versions of these plays.
III
Enrollment Limit: 30; Enrollment Limit Criteria: Random; Cross listed
with ARTT B230.

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1162 Div: III

Department

English

Taught By

Hemmeter,Gail

Location

Bryn Mawr, EHI

Meeting Times

TTH 12:45pm-2:15pm