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Theater of Anton Chekhov: Research, Analysis, and Performance
THEA 214
Spring 2011
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: COL 215, REES 279, RUSS 279, RULE 279

The course will take a journey into the theatrical world of one of the most famous playwrights of all times, Anton Chekhov. Students will read, research, analyze, and perform scenes from all Chekhov's plays including dramas, comedies, and vaudevilles. Videos of world's best performances and movies adapted from his dramas will illustrate different artistic approaches to well-known texts. The course will also examine in detail the historical and cultural context of Chekhov's writing, as well as issues of translation and adaptation of his plays for the contemporary theater.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy
Students read the plays and analyze Russian cultural and historical context of the end of XIX - beginning of XX centuries.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA THEA
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COL)(REES-Lang/Lit/C)(REES-Social Sci)(THEA)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

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