Postgraduate Coursework Units of Study

ENGL6985 - Shakespeare and his Contemporaries

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Huw Daniel Griffiths


The unit explores important works by Shakespeare and his contemporaries in the contexts of late-sixteenth- and early-seventeenth-century England. The unit will analyse the texts and authors in relation to one another to uncover key discourses of the period relating to politics, humanism, drama, poetry, gender and genre. Students will gain valuable insights into the literary and cultural richness of the period and come to a deeper understanding of Shakespeare's relevance and significance in his day.


1x4000wd essay (100%)


1x2-hr seminar/week


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