THA 68: History of Theatre Play Reader

Theatre Arts Program, Kingsborough Community College

This course reader consists of a series of open access plays for THA 68: "History of Theatre" at Kingsborough Community College. The course reader provides historical context, scholarly analysis and scripts of representative plays from the Greek, Sanskrit, Medieval, Classic Chinese Drama, Elizabethan, and Spanish Golden Age theatrical periods.

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(Background Image Credit by Carole Raddato, Germany) "The great theater of Epidaurus, designed by Polykleitos the Younger, in the 4th century BCE, Sanctuary of Asklepeios at Epidaurus, Greece."

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Plays & Critical Essays

Greek Theatre/"Medea" Unit

SANSKRIT DRAMA/"SHAKUNTALA"

Medieval Theatre/"Everyman"

Elizabethan Theatre/"Hamlet"

Theatre of the Spanish Golden Age/"Life is a Dream”