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Drama and film studies 220


 
Module code DFK 220
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

Realism and contemporary South African performance
Concepts of naturalism and realism will be interrogated in relation to dramatic texts and performance values in both drama and film. Ways in which dramatic realism emerges from and reflects historical perspectives since the „Age of Reason? will be offered. Against this background, the concept of „realism? will be interrogated in relation to performance texts and performance values in the emergence of interdisciplinary framework of performance studies. Ways in which dramatic realism emerges from and reflects historical perspectives will be offered and discussed, so as to draw connections between realism, and contemporary South African performance.

A & B: For students who enrolled for the BA Drama programme prior to 2016, as well as for students entering the BDram programme in 2016. 

Module credits 20.00
Prerequisites DFK 210
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Double Medium
Academic organisation Drama
Period of presentation Semester 2

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