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TH223 – Modern Theatre: Realisms and Anti-Realisms
A study of 20th Century performance genres reflected by playwriting , aesthetic philosophy, and artistic manifestoes. The course chronicles the strategic birth of realistic performance in works by Ibsen, Strindberg, Chekhov, and Schnitzler and the strong reactions against realism by anti-realistic movements, including symbolism, surrealism, Pirandellianism, expressionism, and epic theatre. (TH223/EN280/CO200) (Not offered 2020-21).