Modern Irish Theatre
University of Limerick
Area of Study
Irish Culture, Theater
Taught In English
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units5
Hours & Credits
OverviewA survey of Irish theatre from the beginning of the Irish Literary Theatre in 1899, to 1999. Playwrights examined will include Yeats, Lady Gregory, Synge, O?Casey, Behan, Beckett, Friel, McPherson, Carr and McDonagh. This course will provide an introduction to Irish drama in the 20th Century as well as explore the relationship of Irish nationalism and Irish theatre. Students will attend professional theatre productions in Dublin and Galway as well as visit historical literary sites.
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.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations