ENGL 2283 Comparative Drama (Fall: 3 )
This comparative literature course is designed to explore plays from two richly productive periods of the drama in Western history. It takes up the Greeks, especially works by Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, and examines the foundational theory of tragedy in the Poetics of Aristotle. It also attends to work by great playwrights of early modern England: Marlowe, Shakespeare, Jonson, and others. The course includes an orientation towards production and affords modest opportunities for experimenting with what may be learned in performance.
Instructor(s): Dayton Haskin
Last Updated: 24-Feb-15