Units of Study
ENGL2640 - Shakespeare
Semester 2, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Huw Daniel Griffiths
Phone: +61 2 9351 2065
This unit is an intensive study of plays by Shakespeare in a variety of genres, particularly focusing on current critical interventions, as well as the detailed reading of Shakespeare's dramatic language. Current approaches to Shakespeare read his texts as a way of thinking about ideas of urgent concern in the twenty first century: the environment and ideas of the natural; sexuality and gender; scepticism and belief. Watching film versions of the plays will form an integral part of our study.
1x2000wd essay (50%), 1x2-hr exam (40%), tutorial participation (10%)
The Norton Shakespeare, gen. ed. Stephen Greenblatt
2x1-hr lectures/week and 1x1-hr tutorial/week
12 junior credit points of English
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