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Twentieth Century Irish Theatre

Module Code: TH226
Module Name: Twentieth Century Irish Theatre
Module Credits: 15

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

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

Class Location and Time (Term 1)

Tuesday 9.30 - 11.30 am (G56)

Department Timetables


40% - Portfolio (2 x 1000 words) [LINK FOR ESUBMISSION]
60% - Essay (3000 words) [LINK FOR ESUBMISSION]

Full Assessment Criteria
Departmental Assessment Deadlines