Consult the key to the Routledge readings.

 

 

Course Schedule

 

 

 

 

 

Week 1 - Introduction

 

 

9/8

Introduction to the course

 

 

 

 

Week 2 - The Greeks

 

 

9/10

The role of the theatre historian

Routledge 1

9/12

Aeschylus, Agamemnon, translation by Ian Johnston of Malaspina  University-College, The Poetics-Aristotle, article by Case (CTools)

 

 

 

Week 3 – The Oresteia

 

 

9/17

Aeschylus, The Libation Bearers, translation by Ian Johnston of Malaspina  University-College

Routledge 2

9/19

Aeschylus, The Eumenides, translation by Ian Johnston of Malaspina  University-College

 

 

 

 

Week 4 – More Greeks

 

 

9/24

Euripides, Medea, translation by Ian Johnston of Malaspina  University-College

Routledge 3

 

9/26

Aristophanes, The Frogs, translation by Ian Johnston of Malaspina  University-College

Routledge 4

 

 

 

Week 5 - Rome

 

 

10/1

Roman Drama - The Brothers Menaechmus, by Dr. Rich Prior of Furman University, Group Project 1

Routledge 5

10/3

Midterm Exam 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 6– Japan/Medieval Drama

 

 

10/8

video - The Heart of Japan (in class), article by Zeami

Routledge 6

10/10

Chushingura (CTools), Group Project 2

 

Routledge 7

 

 

 

 

Week 7 – Medieval Drama

 

 

10/15

Fall Break

 

10/17

The Second Shepherd's Play, Group Project 3

Routledge 8

 

 

 

Week 8 – English Renaissance

 

 

10/22

Everyman

Willis, Bartholomew Fair (CTools)

Routledge 9

10/24

Marlowe, Doctor Faustus (English Verse Drama db),

Routledge 10

 

 

 

Week 9 – English Renaissance

 

 

10/29

Marlowe, The Jew of Malta, Group Project 4

 

10/31

Webster, The Dutchess of Malfi

 

 

 

 

Week 10 – English Renaissance

 

 

11/5

Group Project 5, Group Project 6

 

11/7

Midterm Exam 2

Routledge 11

 

 

 

Week 11 – Jacobean/Italian Renaissance

 

 

11/12

Midterm Exam 2

 

11/14

Jonson, The Masque of Blackness,

Hall (CTools), video - Drottningholm

 

 

 

 

Week 12 – Neoclassical France

 

 

11/19

Cornielle, The Cid

Routledge 12

11/21

Student Conferences

 

 

 

 

Week 13 – Neoclassical France

 

 

11/26

Dukore, material on The Cid controversy (CTools)

Routledge 13

11/28

Moliere, Tartuffe, Group Project 7

 

 

 

 

Week 14 – Spanish Golden Age

 

 

12/3

Sor Juana, Loa to the Divine Narcissus (CTools) Final Paper due

Routledge 14

12/5

Calder—n, Life is a Dream

Routledge 15

 

 

 

12/10

Group Project 8

 

 

 

 

 

Final Exam – December 20th, 1:30 – 3:30 pm, same classroom