Universidad de Jaén

Menú local

Syllabus 2019-20 - 12213015 - Theatre in the English Language (Teatro en lengua inglesa)

Caption
  • Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
  • Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Grado en Estudios ingleses
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND EDUCATION

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Theatre in the English Language
CODE: 12213015 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 3
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 3 SEMESTER: PC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: LÓPEZ-PELAEZ CASELLAS, JESÚS
DEPARTMENT: U115 - FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
FIELD OF STUDY: 345 - FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
OFFICE NO.: D2 - 245 E-MAIL: jlopez@ujaen.es P: 953212136
WEBSITE: http://www10.ujaen.es/conocenos/departamentos/filing/3407
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 3
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

  1. Introduction: a. Drama and Theatre. b. Icons, indexes & signs. c. Gender, character and discourse. Reading: from Nieto (1997).
  2.  Medieval drama: a.Material and historical conditions of medieval drama b. Mysteries and moralities. Reading:The Second Shepherds Play (Norton Anthology of English Literature, vol. 1).
  3. Elizabethan and Jacobean drama. a. Elizabethan drama b. Public theatre and identity construction. c. Religion, economy and politics in early modern drama. Reading: William Shakespeare's Macbeth.
  4. Late Victorian drama. a. The Victorian period: history, culture, ideology and society. b. Containment vs subversion in late Victorian drama. Reading: Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Ernest.
  5. Twentieth century drama. a. African drama. b. Contemporary theatre and the criticism of colonialism. Reading: Wole Soyinka's The Lion and the Jewel.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Workload: 150 hours.

  • Class hours (theory): 29
  • Class hours (practice): 28
  • Student's independent study: 90
  • Exams: 3

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

  1. There will be one final class essay which will provide 50% of the final grades. This essay will consist of: writing an essay (out of a choice of two), and commenting a number of excerpts from the plays read and discused in class. [Competences and Learning Outcomes: S1-B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/E11/E12/E21-R12/R13/R18]
  2. Students will also be required to present orally a topic in front of the class (10-15 minutes) (30% of the total grades). The topic of this presentation will have to be previouslyapproved by the lecturer. [Competences and Learning Outcomes:S2-G3/G5/G8-R3/R8/R5]
  3. Finally, attendance and participation in class discussion will provide the additional 20%; a minimum of 70% attendance will be required to be able to obtain this 20%.[Competences and Learning Outcomes: S3-B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/E11/E12/E21/G3/G5/G8-R12/R13/R18/R3/R8/R5]

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Drama and theatre analysis: an introduction. Edition: -. Author: Nieto García, Jesús Manuel. Publisher: [Jaén]: Universidad de Jaén, Servicio de Publicaciones e Intercambio Científico, D.L. 1997
  • Collected plays. Edition: -. Author: Soyinka, Wole. Publisher: Oxford [etc.]: University Press, 1973  (Library)
  • The Norton anthology of English literature. Edition: 8th ed.. Author: -. Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, cop. 2006  (Library)
  • WILDE: Comedies: Lady Windermere's Fan, A Womam of no Importance, An Ideal Husband, The Importance o. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Houndmills [etc.]: MacMillan, 1982  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • The CAMBRIDGE Companion to Medieval English Theatre. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994  (Library)
  • Early modern English drama: a critical companion. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.  (Library)
  • Drama today: a critical guide to British drama, 1970-1990. Edition: -. Author: Wandor, Michelene. Publisher: London: Longman: The British Council, 1993  (Library)