Theatre and Ireland 2 (elective module)

Trinity College Dublin

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Theatre and Ireland 2 (elective module)

  • Host University

    Trinity College Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Irish Culture, Theater

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    This module introduces students to the major playwrights of Irish theatre from Samuel Beckett to Marina Carr. The module explores a number of recent and contemporary companies such as Field Day, Charabanc and Operating Theatre. Students will study the work of Samuel Beckett, Brian Friel, Tom Murphy, Frank McGuinness, Anne Devlin, Christina Reid, Tom Kilroy, Mark O?Rowe, Stella Feehily, Martin McDonagh and Marina Carr. The module will consider key works within socio-cultural contexts as well as their histories of production and reception.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

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