Dramatic literature and society; representations of leaders in drama: eastern and western; dramatization of the politics of power; leadership and structures of power; leadership and communication; drama and communication strategies: rhetoric and oratory; major issues in contemporary communication theory; dramatic literature and historical drama; historical drama and dominant conceptions of historical truth and utility of history; introduction to new historicism.
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