21L.005 | Fall 2016 | Undergraduate

Introduction to Drama

Course Description

This course is a study of the history of theater art and practice from its origins to the modern period, including its roles in non-western cultures. Special attention is given to the relationship between the literary and performative dimensions of drama, and the relationship between drama and its cultural context.
Learning Resource Types
Written Assignments with Examples
A gentleman speaks to an elegantly dressed woman seated on a chaise lounge.
A scene from a production of Ibsen’s A Doll’s House. (Image courtesy of Patrick Huber on flickr. License CC BY-NC-SA.)