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Modern Dramatic Literature

Course Code: ENG-258

General Education Categories: GE HUM

Course Description : An introductory study of modern dramatic literature, including plays by Ibsen, Shaw, Chekhov, Brecht, Beckett, Williams, Miller and O'Neill. Major works are analyzed for literary style, form and content; discussions touch on topics such as alienation, theatre of the absurd, existentialism in drama, tragicomedy, dramatic irony, and tragedy of the common man, and the playwright as social agitator.

Department Description : English

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 3
  • Lab Hours: 0


ENG-122 or written permission of the department chairperson

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