Undergraduate Course: Twentieth-Century Spanish Theatre (Ordinary) (ELCH09002)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||A study of some of the main figures and plays from twentieth-century Spanish theatre
By focusing on the theoretical and practical aspects of theatre production and staging as well as on theme, historical context and censorship, this option will chart the development of Spanish theatre in the twentieth century. The prescribed texts are a cross-section of plays written pre-Civil War, and the Franco regime. They exemplify tradition as well as innovation and experimentation in Spanish theatre.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Ordinary students and visiting students only.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||In order to be eligible to take 4th Year Options, Visiting Students should have the equivalent of at least two years of study at University level of the appropriate language(s) and culture(s).
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Course Delivery Information
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On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand Spanish twentieth-century theatre in the context of European and world theatrical movements
- Refelect critically and make judgements in light of evidence and argument
- Extrect and synthesise key information from written and spoken sources
|The prescribed texts are a cross-section of plays written pre-Civil War, and the Franco regime. They exemplify tradition as well as innovation and experimentation in Spanish theatre.|
Valle-Inclán, Ramón del, Divinas palabras; Los cuernos de Don Friolera
García Lorca, Federico, El público; Así que pasen cinco años
Mihura, Miguel, Tres sombreros de copa
Sastre, Alfonso, Escuadra hacia la muerte
Buero Vallejo, Antonio, El tragaluz; El concierto de San Ovidio
Gala, Antonio, Anillos para una dama
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Huw Lewis
Tel: (0131 6)50 3676
|Course secretary||Miss Fiona Jack
Tel: (0131 6)50 3635