Chapter 11 Quiz

Instructions
Chapter 11 Quiz

This assessment is worth 10 points.

  1. The theatre may be considered a conservative institution because it conserves or preserves   (1 point)

    a.  
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    c.  
    d.  

  2. Postmodern aesthetics relate to previous aesthetics in all of the following ways EXCEPT:   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  3. Flashbacks that are not framed as such, shuttling between time zones without narrative warning, and reverse chronological ordering of scenes are examples of postmodern   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  4. Who is the leading American playwright of current era, whose plays, including Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Fences, and The Piano Lesson, concern an entire twentieth century history of black America?   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  5. Which of the following is NOT true of the role of women in the history of drama?   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  6. Founded by Luis Valdez in 1965, which contemporary Chicano theatre was created to dramatize the farmworkers' situation in California through didactic actos?   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  7. Which of the following statements about the history of censorship is false?   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  8. Now located in a former munitions factory, the Cartoucherie, in the Paris suburb of Vincennes, which theatre company sought a new language of theatre based on Artaudian freedom, Brechtian commitment, collective improvisation, and the blending of eastern and western performance traditions to produce productions based on plays linked by time, theme, and methodology?   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  9. Ariane Mnouchkine's notion of collaborative creation includes all the following EXCEPT   (1 point)

    a.  
    b.  
    c.  
    d.  

  10. In which city did Joseph Papp launch a Shakespeare festival with the goal of providing free Shakespeare in the park?   (1 point)

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