Dec 01, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 2730 - History of the Theater I


3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered every Semester.

This is the first course in a two-semester survey on the history of theater, from its roots in pre-history through the Greeks, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and ending with Moliere. This course examines the times of Sophocles, Shakespeare, and Moliere, among others, discovering how they were products of their times and how their work contributed to shaping those times. Focus is on western theater, but also included are theater traditions of East Asia, India, Oceania and Africa, such as Balinese Dance Theater, Noh, Bunraku, and Chinese Opera. ART, GDAN, LIT

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1100  and ENGL 1200 .



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