Courses: Topics in American Drama (ENGLB230001)

Spring 2014

Class Number: 1185
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.
Div: III; Approach: Critical Interpretation (CI); Haverford: Humanities (HU)
Enrollment Limit: 30;

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1185 Div: III; CI;

Department

English (Web site)

Taught By

Hemmeter,Gail

Meeting Times

TTH 12:45pm-2:15pm