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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


Notable Plays

Theatre of the Absurd and Other Mid-century Work

  • Samuel Beckett – Waiting for Godot, Play, Krapp’s Last Tape, Footfalls, Not I, Catastrophe, Happy Days, Endgame, What Where
  • Albert Camus – The Just Assassins, Caligula
  • Jean Genet – The Blacks, The Balcony, The Maids, Deathwatch, The Screens
  • Václav Havel – The Memorandum, The Garden Party, The Increased Difficulty of Concentration
  • Eugène Ionesco – The Bald Soprano, Rhinoceros, The Lesson, Macbett
  • Federico García Lorca – The House of Bernarda Alba, Blood Wedding, Yerma
  • Sławomir Mrożek – The Police, Strip-tease, Tango, Love in the Crimea
  • Harold Pinter – The Caretaker, The Birthday Party, The Homecoming, The Dumb Waiter, Old Times, Betrayal
  • Edward Albee – The Zoo Story, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Seascape, A Delicate Balance
  • Griselda Gambaro – Antígona Furiosa, The Walls