Faculty of Arts


DRAMA 718

Playwriting


Description

A series of exercises in the basic building blocks of dramatic writing, incorporating guest visits from practising and established dramatists.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Emma Willis

Reading/Texts

Course Reader

Maria Irene Fornes, "The Successful Life of 3" in Promenade and Other Plays

Jean Genet, "The Maids", in Jean Genet and Jean-Paul Sartre The Maids and Deathwatch: 2 Plays

Timberlake Wertenbaker, "For the Love of the Nightingale" in Timberlake Wertenbaker: Plays 1

Suzan Lori-Parks, "In the Blood"

Edward Albee, "Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf"

David Greig, "The Events"

Erik Ehn, "Thistle" in Soulographie

Recommended Reading

Playwriting: A Practical Guide by Noel Greig, Routledge, 2005.

Points

DRAMA 718: 30.0 points

Restrictions

DRAMA 714


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