Checking date: 09/05/2024


Course: 2024/2025

History of Theatre
(13823)
Bachelor in Humanities (Plan: 407 - Estudio: 213)


Coordinating teacher: PEREZ-RASILLA BAYO, EDUARDO

Department assigned to the subject: Humanities: Philosophy, Language, Literature Theory Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

Course:
Semester:




Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
A PERFECT COMMAND OF SPOKEN AND WRITTEN SPANISH IS ESSENTIAL. NON SPANISH-SPEAKING STUDENTS MUST HAVE A C1 CERTIFICATE FROM THE CERVANTES INSTITUTE. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO HAVE PREVIOUSLY STUDIED HUMANISTIC DISCIPLINES, PARTICULARLY THE SUBJECT OF LITERARY MOVEMENTS.
Objectives
The student is expected to be able to: - Know the specificity of scenic languages. - Relate the characteristic features of theatrical creation with other forms of artistic and intellectual expression. - To know the main stages in the history of theater: its formalizations, realizations, relationship with the audience, etc. - To know the main literary-dramatic texts in history. - To analyze a dramatic text. - To analyze a scenic spectacle.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Unit 1. Topics in Theatre Unit 2. Greek tragedy Unit 3. Classic comedy Unit 4. Renaissance and Baroque Theatre Unit 5. Theatre from the Enlightenment and the Romantic Era Unit 6. Naturalism Unit 7. Alternatives to the Naturalims (Symbolism and Expressionism) Unit 8. Brecht's Epic Theatre Unit 9. Beckett's Theatre Unit 10. New trends in contemporary drama
Learning activities and methodology
Master classes Practical classes Readings and Analyze of the drama and comedy plays Tutorials (individual/groups) Films on performances
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Extraordinary call: regulations
Basic Bibliography
  • SÓFOCLES. ANTÍGONA. GREDOS.
  • BECKETT. ESPERANDO A GODOT. TUSQUET.
  • BRECHT. LA VIDA DE GALILEO. ALIANZA.
  • CALDERÓN. LA VIDA ES SUEÑO. CÁTEDRA.
  • CHÉJOV. TÍO VANIA. CÁTEDRA.
  • EURÍPIDES. HIPÓLITO. GREDOS.
  • EURÍPIDES. MEDEA. GREDOS.
  • IBSEN. CASA DE MUÑECAS. ESPASA.
  • SHAKESPEARE. SUEÑO DE UNA NOCHE DE VERANO. ESPASA CALPE.
  • SHAKESPEARE. SUEÑO DE UNA NOCHE DE VERANO. ESPASA.
  • SHAKESPEARE. MACBETH. ESPASA.
  • STRINDBERG. LA SEÑORITA JULIA. ALIANZA.
  • SÓFOCLES. EDIPO REY . GREDOS.
Additional Bibliography
  • IT WILL BE . PROVIDED. AT THE BEGINING OF THE COURSE.

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