Module Identifier DR30410  
Module Title MODERN EUROPEAN DRAMA 1: 1850-1910  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Dr Daniel Meyer-Dinkgrafe  
Semester Semester 1  
Pre-Requisite DR10120 , DR10220  
Course delivery Lecture   10 Hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   5 Hours  
Assessment Exam   2 Hours   60%  
  Essay   1 x 2,000 word essay   40%  

Brief description
The aim of this module is to understand the developments in drama and theatre in their historical and theatrical context in the last half of the 19th century. Special emphasis will be placed on the emergence of realism/naturalism in the play of Ibsen, Strindberg and Chekhov. The module also features the rise of the theatre director, and anti-realistic tendencies following the main wave of realism. The seminars will serve to deepen the information provided by the lectures. COMPULSORY FOR SINGLE AND JOINT HONOURS STUDENTS.