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THE 331x - Theatre History & Dramatic Literature I, II, & III

a course guide for THE 3311, THE 3312, and THE 3313

Literature Criticism

Literature Criticism Databases

Nineteenth Century Resources

Notable Plays

Naturalism & Realism (1870s – present)

  • August Strindberg – The Father, Miss Julie
  • Émile Zola – Thérèse Raquin
  • Oscar Méténier – Meat-ticket, Little Bugger, Lui!
  • Gerhart Hauptmann – The Weavers, The Rats, The Beaver Coat
  • Henrik Ibsen – A Doll’s House, The Wild Duck, Enemy of the People, The Master Builder, Hedda Gabler, Rosmersholm, Ghosts
  • John Galsworthy – Justice, The First and the Last, The Skin Game
  • Harley Granville-Barker – The Voysey Inheritance, Waste
  • Arthur Wing Pinero – The Second Mrs Tanqueray, The Notorious Mrs Ebbsmith
  • G. Bernard Shaw – Pygmalion, Mrs Warren’s Profession, Heartbreak House, Arms and the Man, Man and Superman, Major Barbara
  • Anton Chekhov – The Seagull, Three Sisters, Ivanov, Uncle Vanya, The Cherry Orchard
  • Elizabeth Robins – Votes for Women!
  • Maxim Gorky – The Lower Depths
  • Leo Tolstoi – Power of Darkness, The Fruits of Enlightenment, The Living Corpse