Undergraduate Course: Critical Practice: Performance (ENLI10188)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The course aims to encourage students to think about the processes by which a play text becomes a performance text, how meaning is generated in theatrical performance, and what sorts of critical and theoretical modes might be helpful in writing critically about performance.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||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 **
** Please note, this course is a 10 credit course and consists of lecture/workshops only **
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2021/22, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Assessment part 1 (40%) - 1,000 words
Assessment part 2 (60%) - 1,500 words
submitted at the end of semester.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- demonstrate deepened knowledge of how a play text becomes a performance text.
- demonstrate knowledge of key concepts, theories and practices which have shaped modern performance.
- assess ideas from critical and contextual sources to analyse live performance.
- develop the capacity to present the results of research undertaken individually and to critically evaluate accounts of performance theory produced by others.
- demonstrate the ability to reflect constructively on the importance of such material for an understanding of the chief themes of the course.
|Course organiser||Prof James Loxley
Tel: (0131 6)50 3610
|Course secretary||Mr Michael Butler
Tel: (0131 6)51 1513