Plays, Players and Playwrights (1620 - 1680) 1
SCQF Level 9
Academic year(s): 2019-2020
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 9
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, (MoliÌre). Secondary texts from Quinault, Mairet, Tristan.
Pre-requisite(s): Before taking this module you must pass FR2202 or pass FR2022 or pass FR2032
Weekly contact: 1 seminar and 1 surgery hour.
As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%
Re-assessment: Written Coursework = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr J S O Carson