This is a survey of American Dramatic Literature from its beginnings in the prerevolutionary British Colonies to the present. The course involves critical reading of dramatic texts. Students will attend productions of plays on and off campus studied in the class. Students will engage in active discussion and analysis of these plays and will be required to write papers on particular authors. ART, LIT. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1100 and ENGL 1200.