Variant of CIP 2016 - Primary groupings

50.0505 - Theatre literature, history and criticism

This instructional program class comprises any program that focuses on the study of the history, literature, theory, and analysis of written plays, theatrical productions, and theatre methods and organization. These programs include courses in historical method; critical theory; literary analysis; the study of themes and archetypes in dramatic literature; the history of acting, directing, and technical theatre; and the study of specific historical and cultural styles and traditions.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • theatre criticism
    • theatre history
    • theatre history and analysis
    • theatre literature
    • theatre literature, history and criticism

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  • Exclusion(s)

    • comparative literature(16.0104)
    • English literature(23.1401)
    • film history, theory, and criticism(50.0601)
    • French general literature(55.1401)
    • history(54.0101)
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