FREN 474 20th-Century Drama

An exploration of French theater writing and practice from the turn-of-the-century avant-garde through the new theater forms invented across the century, including the so-called Theater of the Absurd, film scenarios, and post-modern. Readings include works by Jarry, Artaud, Cocteau, Sartre, Ionesco, Beckett, Genet, Duras, and Cixous.

pre-rec: 300 level or equivalent.
notes: A writing practicum is available. French majors may use it to fulfill the college intensive-writing requirement.