THTR 335

History and Literature of the Theatre in the 17th to 19th Centuries

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. The history of theatre in renaissance Italy, 17th-century France, Restoration England, early America, and 18th- and 19th-century Europe. It includes the major genres and playwrights, staging, design, and production arrangements. Representative plays will be read and discussed from each period. Offered alternate years. V.2, V.6a

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