Units of Study

ENGL2658 - Love and Desire in Early Modern England

Winter Main, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Liam Eagle Semler

Description

This unit is an introduction to texts and concepts of the early modern period (1550-1750). It specifically looks at the languages used to investigate love and desire in early modernity. Students will explore works by Shakespeare and other male and female writers and be encouraged to discover relationships between emotion, reason, poetic language, rhetoric, politics and sexuality.

Assessments

1x1000wd essay (25%), 1x1500wd essay (40%), 1x1500wd take-home exercise (35%)

Textbooks

'Broadview Anthology of British Literature Vol. 2: The Renaissance and Early Seventeenth Century
Shakespeare'

Classes

2x1-hr lectures/week,
1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prerequisites

(12 junior credit points from English) or (6 junior credit points from English and AMST1001)

 Monday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ENGL2658

Lecture 1

       
1 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ENGL2658

Lecture 2

       
2 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ENGL2658

Lecture 3

       
3 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ENGL2658

Lecture 4

       
4 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3

 Friday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

ENGL2658

Lecture 5

       
5 This class runs from Week 1 to Week 3

The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney

The following units are co-taught with other Departments