ELIT 443 British Drama

This course aims to analyze plays from the eighteenth century to the present, with close attention to emergent themes, methods and movements in the drama. Selected plays may cover Restoration Comedy of Manners, nineteenth and twentieth century drama and the recent plays, which are mostly on the second and the third wave feminism, political and global concerns will be examined, as well as examples written by the representatives of `new writing.' Dramatists may include Dryden, Congreve, Gay, Pinero, Sheridan, Goldsmith, Wilde, Priestley, Shaw, Eliot, Synge, Tom Stoppard, Caryl Churchill, Timberlake Wertenbaker, Brian Friel, Edward Bond, David Hare, David Greig, John McGrath, Howard Brenton, Sarah Daniels, etc. Credit units: 3 ECTS Credit units: 6, Prerequisite: ELIT 217 and ELIT 242.

Autumn Semester (Gül Kurtuluş)

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