Jan 25, 2022  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
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ENG 208 - Renaissance Drama


3 Credit(s)
This course is an introduction to English Renaissance drama excluding Shakespeare. Students will read and analyze selected comedies, histories, and tragedies by Thomas Kyd, Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, Thomas Middleton, John Webster, John Ford and other Elizabethan/Jacobean playwrights. Topics for consideration will include dramatic theory: sources, techniques, and themes; critical approaches to Renaissance drama studies; analyses of performances; the life and times of various Elizabethan/Jacobean playwrights, and the intellectual, philosophical, and historical background of the period.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 101 .



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