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Dr. Joel Brereton, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811

Fall 2007

HIN 384 • Hindi Drama and Film

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
32160 F
9:00 AM-12:00 PM
WCH 4.118
Hansen, K.

Course Description

This course will focus on reading contemporary Hindi and Urdu plays, by well-known playwrights such as Mohan Rakesh, Sarveshvar Dayal Saksena, Habib Tanvir, and Shantha Gandhi. All plays will be read in Devanagari script. Selections from Hindi film scripts, as well as samples from Parsi theatre and the Nautanki folk theatre, will also be included.

Grading Policy

Class participation: 25% Paper: 25% Midterm: 25% Final: 25%

Texts

Mohan Rakesh, Adhe Adhure Sarveshvar Dayal Saksena, Bakri Habib Tanvir, Charan Das Chor and/or Agra Bazar Shantha Gandhi, Jasma Odan

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