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Rich Building 201
This seminar, the capstone course for theater majors, is designed to provide the student with an overview of major documents that address the nature of the theatrical event. The critical documents will be examined and critiqued for their implications for those involved with theater, from playwright, through theater practitioners to critics and audience.
Required Textbooks, Articles, and Resources
- 2002. The Twentieth Century Performance Reader. ISBN: 9780415252874.
- 2003, September. Theatre/Theory/Theatre: The Major Critical Texts from Aristotle and Zeami to Soyinka and Havel / Edition 1. ISBN: 9781557835277.http://search.barnesandnoble.com/books/product.aspx?ean=1557835276
- ON E-RESERVE: Bernard E. Dukore, Dramatic Theory and Criticism. And supplementary material distributed in clas.
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|Course Work / Assignments||The course is a seminar which presupposes that the discussion will lead to "group" discovery. In preparation for active participation, each student will keep a Reaction Journal, and each student should be prepared to start the discussion based on these entries. Participation, journals, two short papers plus one longer critical paper are required.|
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