The study of a body of modern dramatic texts with reference to the particular context of their production.
The paper features a representative selection of the most exciting recent European, British and American drama and theatre.
About this paper
|Aspects of Modern Drama and Theatre
|Semester 2 (On campus)
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- 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.
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- Teaching staff
Convenor: Professor Stuart Young
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- Course outline
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- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
In this paper students will:
- Acquire a solid knowledge and understanding of the work of a range of modern and contemporary cutting-edge playwrights and theatre-makers
- Deepen their ability to read and analyse a range of theatrical genres and styles
- Enhance their skills in critical reading, independent research, academic writing, oral presentation, and communication
- Develop the ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with colleagues/peers