Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 |
Total Time Commitment: 102
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||106-208 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 Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
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This subject will introduce students to modern, late and contemporary drama through a study of seminal dramatic texts representing the various dramatic and performance movements that emerged from around 1890 to the 20th century. These movements will include, among others, realism, absurdist theatre, kitchen-sink, and in-yer-face drama, modern tragedy and political theatre. The texts and the genres they represent will be analysed through lectures and tutorials. There will be a focus on the plays in performance and an opportunity for creative work on the set texts.
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). This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 75% attendance and regular participation in tutorials are required. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
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|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
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|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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
English Literary Studies Major
English and Theatre Studies
Theatre Studies Major
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Theatre Studies |
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