|Course Type||Course Code||No. Of Credits|
Course Coordinator and Team: Vikram Singh Thakur, Sanju Thomas
Email of course coordinator: email@example.com
Aim: The course will introduce the students to some of the great dramatists of American literature and explore themes such as post war sufferings, displacement, lack of faith and loss of relationships in the 20th century as reflected in some representative plays.
Brief description of modules/ Main modules: The course will showcase some of the brilliant playwrights of America from the early twentieth century to the more recent times. The plays deal with a variety of themes such as class, race, gender, politics, and personal traumas. The course will study the emergence of American Drama and the socio-cultural factors which influenced the development and growth of this genre in American literature.
Reading List: Below is an exhaustive reading list. Plays will be selected for classroom discussion and presentations depending upon the class size.
Primary Reading List
Tentative Assessment schedule with details of weightage:
|S.No||Assessment||Date/period in which Assessment will take place||Weightage|
|1||Class Participation||Throughout the semester||10%|