Students will study scripts and other related performance materials chosen to exemplify a range of genres, historical periods, and cultures. Readings will assist students toward understanding the social, ideological, and artistic contexts and functions of performance literature. This course may be used to satisfy an elective requirement for the English major, under the terms stipulated in the English Department’s section of the catalog. This course satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement in Arts. Prerequisites or co-requisite: CORE 101 or CORE 301.