The advent of film and television has highlighted the artificiality of live theatre and made it seem, for many, a redundant mode of communication. In response modern drama has been preoccupied with articulating a new role for itself, focusing attention on its own rituals and the intensity of the actor/audience relationship, and drawing power from the contradictions of its form. This unit aims to introduce a range of provocative dramatic texts and to consider the kind of voice modern drama has developed.
|Unit name||Modern Drama|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Dr Rose Gaby
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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- 25 pts of core Introductory/100 level English Units if completing the major. 25 pts at level 100 in any discipline in any faculty if taking as an elective
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Five contact hours fortnightly (13 wks)
Tutorial Participation and Exercises (20%); Explication (30%); Research Essay (50%)
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