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A MINIMUM of 4 college/university level literature courses at grade B or above (should include no more than one introductory level literature course). Related courses such as civilisation or other interdisciplinary classes, Freshman Year Seminars or composition/creative writing classes/workshops are not considered for admission to this course. Applicants should also note that, as with other popular courses, meeting the minimum does NOT guarantee admission. In making admissions decisions preference will be given to students who achieve above the minimum requirement with the typical visiting student admitted to this course having 4 literature classes at grade A. ** as numbers are limited, visiting students should contact the Visiting Student Office directly for admission to this course **
SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
This course explores the drama of the 17th century, first up to the closing of the theatres in 1642, and then from the re-establishment of the playhouses with the Restoration of the Monarchy in 1660 up to their radical regulation through the Theatre Licensing Act of 1737. The course focuses on the development of the major genres - comedy and tragedy - through this period; and on the contrasts and continuities between the theatre before the Commonwealth (1649-1660), and the theatre after that interlude.
College of Humanities and Social Science
School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
This article was published on Feb 24, 2012