ENGS40 Theatre, Society, and Politics 1660-1760 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
DP in English Language, Literature and Translation
Faculty of Communication Sciences

General description

This course will examine the development of British drama from the late seventeenth and eighteenth-century. Studying a selection of plays from genres including comedy, tragedy, satire, and ballad-opera, and attending to changes in the staging conventions of the period, we will examine the historical and social contexts of the drama and look at the theatre as a site of political and social debate that engaged with topics such as gender and power, imperialism, British identity, and political corruption.

Enrolment for University Studies

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Kevin McGinley, Teacher responsible


7-Jan-2019 – 13-May-2019
Mon 7-Jan-2019 - 18-Feb-2019 weekly at 12-14, Pinni B 3112
Mon 4-Mar-2019 - 15-Apr-2019 weekly at 12-14, Pinni B 3112
Mon 29-Apr-2019 - 13-May-2019 weekly at 12-14, Pinni B 3112