Type: For the student's choice

Department: english philology




SemesterAmount of hoursLecturerGroup(s)
918Associate Professor Svitlana VoitiukIna-51M, Ina-52M


SemesterAmount of hoursGroupTeacher(s)
918Ina-51MAssociate Professor Svitlana Voitiuk
Ina-52MAssociate Professor Svitlana Voitiuk

Course description

The course aims at giving the students the opportunities to enlarge their knowledge of the items concerning  cultural and historical development of  drama and theatre in the countries (Great Britain, the United States of America) the native language of which they learn.

The tasks of the course pertain the development of  listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the learners so that they become able to make presentations and participate in the classroom discussions.

The topicality of the course contains 60 items correlated for 36 academic hours and covers the material pertaining general characteristics of the drama composition as a literary genre and the development of drama and theatre in the United Kingdom and the United States on the basis of the classical heritage of Ancient Greece and the Roman Empire. The Programme includes such prominent in the context of the development of the world culture periods as Elizabethan Drama, Shakespearean Drama, the Drama of the Absurd, the Broadway Theatres and pays attention to such stars as Elizabeth Taylor, Vanessa Redgrave and others.

Recommended Literature

  1. Altenbernd Lynn, Lewis Leslie L. A Handbook for the Study of Drama.
  2. Gassner John, Quinn Edward, eds. The Reader’s Encyclopedіa of World Drama. – L., 1970.
  3. Nicoll British Drama. – L., 1978.