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Title: ENGL 340, Restoration Drama, Spring 2014
Authors: Brady, Jennifer
Keywords: English, Department of;Syllabus;Academic departments;Curriculum;Text;2014 Spring
Issue Date: 8-Jan-2014
Publisher: Memphis, Tenn. : Rhodes College
Series/Report no.: Syllabi CRN 24304;
Abstract: This course explores English drama after the restoration of Charles II to the throne in 1660. Topics include: the reopening of the theaters; the introduction of the actress to the stage in lieu of the boy actors who had played women’s roles in the Renaissance; the flourishing of drama after the interregnum when the professional theater had been suppressed; the culture of the playhouses; the figure of the libertine ‘rake’; the rise of ‘humane’ and sentimental drama late in the century, as an alternative to the once-dominant mode of satiric comedy. Prerequisites: Any 200-level literature course or permission from instructor.
Description: This syllabus was submitted to the Office of Academic by the course instructor. Uploaded by Lorie Yearwood.
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