Theater ArtsTHEA 161G The Development of Modern Drama: Post-World War I European Drama

An examination of the drama of continental Europe from 1918 to the present from an explicitly theatrical viewpoint, involving scene study, investigation of staging techniques, and relevant dramatic criticism. Selected plays from Antonin Artaud, Beckett, Brecht, Camus, Genet, Frisch, de Ghelderode, Gombrowicz, Ionesco, Mrozek, Pirandello, Sartre are read.