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FRE 803

French Theatre: 20th C and Contemporary

In this course, students will examine how theatrical conventions are challenged by authors who question the meaning of existence, and explore the limits of language and human relationships in our contemporary society. Possible readings include plays from the Theatre of the Absurd with Beckett and Ionesco as well as works by politically engaged playwrights who address topics such as exile and immigration, slavery and colonialism, race and gender.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: LL/UL


FRE 601 or placement test score >=601 required (





Custom Requisites

Not available to Performance Acting students

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