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FR3028   Plays, Players and Playwrights (1620 - 1680) 1

Academic year(s): 2019-2020

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 15

ECTS credits : 7

Level : SCQF level 9

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

This module will cover the following areas with regard to the theatre from 1620 until 1660 in terms of texts, and until 1680 in terms of the physical aspects: (i) the theatre as a physical entity: the salles, developments in staging, spectacle; (ii) the theatre as theory: from baroque to classical; (iii) the theatre as text: developments in the three genres; (iv) the theatre and society; (v) the theatre and political control. Primary texts to be drawn from Rotrou, P. Corneille, Scarron, (Moliƌre). Secondary texts from Quinault, Mairet, Tristan.

Relationship to other modules

Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass FR2202 or pass FR2022 or pass FR2032

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1 seminar and 1 surgery hour.

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

Re-assessment: Written Coursework = 100%


Module coordinator: Dr J S O Carson