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Readings in American Drama
AMST 195
Spring 2013 not offered
Crosslisting: ENGL 195

We will read and discuss some canonized and uncanonized American plays written between the 1910s and the 1980s. Playwrights will include Susan Glaspell, Neith Boyce, Eugene O'Neill, Clifford Odets, Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, Amiri Baraka, Arthur Kopit, Ntozake Shange, and David Mamet. The course will consider how modern American drama serves as a resource for formulating cultural critique and cultural theory. In this respect the seminar serves also as an introduction to American studies critical thinking.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on OCT-03-2023
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