Clearing 2021
MA Public Opinion and Political Behaviour
BA Film and Drama options

Year 2, Component 02

TH245-5-FY or TH243-5-FY or (TH207-5-AP and TH205-5-SP)
TH205-5-SP
Performing Shakespeare
(15 CREDITS)

This hugely popular module is a chance to study four key Shakespeare texts in depth. This option will allow you to master some of Shakespeare’s most rich and complex plays through practical work and seminars. Understand these seminal works and build your confidence by coming to grips with the language, dramatic conventions and characteristics of plays which are at the heart of our theatre culture. By the end of the course you will feel at home with texts which beforehand may have seemed forbidding or difficult.

TH207-5-AP
Technical Theatre Arts
(15 CREDITS)
TH245-5-FY
Gender in Performance: Sexual Politics and the Stage
(30 CREDITS)

One of our highest rated modules examines how the theatre explores and exploits gender in performance. Can theatre make a significant contribution to our understanding of the shifting picture of sexual identity and ideology? This module takes a dynamic historical sweep to examine how the theatre has debated sexual politics. Here we apply gender theory and feminist criticism to examine a range of plays, theatre practitioners and performance artists. This is a module for anyone curious to understand the many ways perceptions of gender influence identity, image, expression and power.

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