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TH226 - Twentieth Century Irish Theatre - 2014-15

School of Theatre, Performance and Cultural Policy Studies

TH226 Twentieth Century Irish Theatre
The module will investigate:

• How ‘Irishness’ was depicted in a range of plays and performances in the 20th Century

• How the staging of Irish plays are affected by concepts such as landscape, memory, history and myth

• How the Irish theatre reflected the formation of an Irish nation and was used to both rehearse and critique Ireland after the English

• How Irish playwrights have used major historical events to reflect on contemporary events

• How Irish plays and performances have engaged with the wider international world

Wallace McDowell (Wallace dot B dot McDowell at warwick dot ac dot uk)

Class Times:
Spring: Friday - 1530-1730 - G56

Written Portfolio (2000 words) 40%
Essay (3000 words) 60%

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