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Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 
Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

THE 1300 - Introduction to Dramatic Literature

3 hours Lecture, 3 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): Requires placement at the college level or satisfaction of developmental education requirements in reading and writing.
AA Elective: Yes
This course introduces students to the study of dramatic literature by using Aristotle's Poetics as a foundation for script analysis. Plays are analyzed from a dramaturgical point of view. The course surveys plays from the early Greeks to modern dramatists while examining the relationships between the theatre and the societies that shape it. This course explores the historical, global, and social contexts in which the playwrights were working.

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