Faculty of Arts


ITALIAN 712

Contemporary Italian Theatre


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for ITALIAN 712.

Description

This course provides an overview of the major developments in contemporary Italian theatre, from the innovations of the Futurists, the "grottesco", and Pirandello at the beginning of the Twentieth Century to the provocations of feminist playwrights and narrative theatre in the last few years. Students will engage in close reading of representative plays and discuss their taped staging.

The class has a two-hour lecture and a tutorial, plus extra meetings every second week.

Regular attendance, reading of the prescribed primary and secondary texts, and contribution to the tutorials are expected.

This class is in Italian.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Daniela Cavallaro

Points

ITALIAN 712: 30.0 points

Restrictions

ITALIAN 331


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