The study of a body of modern dramatic texts with reference to the particular context of their production.
The paper generally focuses on one of the most exciting periods and bodies of work in theatrical history - British drama since 1956 - but has also included some key American and Australasian plays of the same period.
|Paper title||Aspects of Modern Drama and Theatre|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2018|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,098.05|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,352.87|
- 72 300-level THEA points
- THEA 324
- With approval from the Programme Co-ordinator, the normal prerequisite may be waived for students with an equivalent level of knowledge.
- Students must be eligible for Honours.
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts' website
- Teaching staff
- Convenor: Professor Stuart Young
Associate Professor Lisa Warrington
Ms Hilary Halba
- Paper Structure
- Please contact the Department of Music, Theatre and Performing Arts office for a copy of the most recent paper profile.
- A list of textbooks and readings will be available prior to the beginning of semester.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation,
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- Learning Outcomes
- Students who successfully complete the paper will develop
- Knowledge of a significant body of modern drama and theatre
- A sure understanding of dramatic and theatrical concepts
- The ability to analyse and discuss plays' texts in depth and to convey that knowledge and understanding both in writing and orally
- Enhanced research skills
- The ability to work with others in preparing and presenting research