ENGL 53 The Development of the Drama in English: Medieval to Early Modern (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
PREREQ.: ENGL 96
or placement in English 1A
The development of drama in English, from the medieval period through the nineteenth century. Students study plays from major historical periods (medieval, English Renaissance, through the nineteenth century) with emphasis on critical works and on various methods of examining and evaluating the dramatic form.
Offered on occasion
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Describe the major themes, scenarios, and textual concerns of Medieval to early modern drama.
- Outcome 2: Analyze individual plays in relation to significant historical, cultural, and social issues.
- Outcome 3: Analyze and compare the content and formal structures of plays of this literary period.
- Outcome 4: Integrate textual evidence and literary criticism when writing essays on individual plays.