Why Text Analysis?

Why do we need a text analysis course?

While many plays may seem immediately understandable, many others are not. To illustrate this, we will examine excerpts from the following plays:

Play Sampler

  • Caryl Churchill’s Cloud 9
  • Don DeLillo’s Valparaiso
  • Peter Handke’s Kaspar
  • Suzan-Lori Parks’ In The Blood
  • Heiner Müller’s Medeaplay and One Two