The French Enlightenment
CAS LF 453
Topic for Fall 2014: Theaters of Deception. Paradoxes of the theater. Topics include: the spectator's deception and theatrical illusion; the actor's complicity and craft in generating emotions; conflicts between Church, State, and theater. Features student theater performances. Authors studied: Corneille, Molière, Rotrou, Marivaux, and Diderot.