Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 A 1-hour lecture and a 2-hour tutorial/workshop per week. |
Total Time Commitment: 102
|Prerequisites:||Completion of at least 12.5 points at first year in English or Theatre Studies or one of the Faculty of Arts' Interdisciplinary Foundation (IDF) subjects.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||673-339 Modern Drama|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the 3Disability Liaison Unit website: 4http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Denise Varney
This subject will introduce students to modern drama through a study of seminal dramatic texts representing the various dramatic and performance movements that emerged from around 1890 to the mid 20th century. These movements will include, among others, realism, expressionism, symbolism, absurdist theatre, kitchen-sink, modern tragedy and political theatre. The texts and the genres they represent will be analysed through lectures, seminars and workshops, and there will be a focus on the plays in performance.
Students who complete this subject will:
Work equivalent to 4000 words: comprising an essay of 2000 words 50% (due after the end of semester), a creative play presentation equivalent to 1000 words 25% (due during semester) and a tutorial presentation equivalent to 1000 words 25% (due during the semester). A hurdle requirement of a minimum 80% attendance applies.
A subject reader will be available.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||Students who sucessfully complete this subject will be able to: |
This subject is available to Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Creative Arts students and may be credited towards a theatre studies or English major in either course.
Bachelor of Creative Arts |
Diploma in Creative Arts
Graduate Diploma in Creative Arts
English Literary Studies Major
Theatre Studies Major
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