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ENGL 561/461 The Family in American Modern Drama (Humanities Elective)

(Offered as needed/3 credits) 

Domestic Realism constitutes the dominant form in American Drama. This course considers ways in which American playwrights use family relationships to examine social, political metaphysical and aesthetic concerns. Readings include works by O’Neill, Hellman, Miller, Wilson, Norman and Shepard, as well as other playwrights.