Courses of Study 2018-2019 
    Jun 24, 2024  
Courses of Study 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CLASS 3645 - The Tragic Theatre

(crosslisted) COML 3440 , PMA 3724  
(HB) (LA-AS)      
Fall. 4 credits. Student option grading.

Enrollment limited to: 40 students.

F. Ahl.

Tragedy and its audiences from ancient Greece to modern theater and film. Topics: origins of theatrical conventions; Shakespeare and Seneca; tragedy in modern theater and film. Works studied will include: Aeschylus’ Agamemnon; Sophocles’ Oedipus Tyrannus, Philoctetes; Euripides’ Alcestis, Helen, Iphigeneia in Aulis, Orestes; Seneca’s Thyestes, Trojan Women; Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, Titus Andronicus, Othello; Strindberg’s The Father; Durrenmatt’s The Visit; Bergman’s Seventh Seal; Cacoyannis’ Iphigeneia.

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