Theatre and Ireland 1 (elective module)

Trinity College Dublin

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Theatre and Ireland 1 (elective module)

  • Host University

    Trinity College Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Irish Culture, Theater

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    This module introduces a range of Irish plays and practices from the Melodrama of Dion Boucicault up to the mid-twentieth century. The module explores the founding of the Irish Literary Theatre (ILT) at the turn of the twentieth century and plays by Lady Gregory, W.B. Yeats, J.M. Synge, G.B. Shaw, Oscar Wilde, Sean O?Casey, Teresa Deevy and Mairead Ni Ghrada. The module considers the plays in the light of diverse cultural, political and historical contexts relating to gender, sexuality, class, nation, colonialism and post-colonialism.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.