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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.
The origins of comic drama in ancient Greece and Rome, and its subsequent incarnations especially in the Italian renaissance (Commedia erudita and Commedia dell'arte), Elizabethan England, 17th-century France, the English Restoration, and Hollywood in the thirties and forties. Chief topics will be the growth of the comic theatrical tradition and conventions; techniques and themes of comic plots (trickster, parody, farce, caricature); and the role of comedy in society.
When Offered Fall.
Breadth Requirement (HB)
Distribution Category (LA-AS)
Disabled for this roster.