Focuses on the close reading of six to eight of Shakespeare plays, as well as their adaptation for stage and/or film. Selected texts cover the range of genres in which Shakespeare wrote (i.e., history, comedy, tragedy, and romance). Special emphasis in some terms on performances and adaptions of Shakespearean drama around the world. Plays studied vary across sections and from term to term, and have recently included Henry IV Part 1, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, King Lear, Othello, and The Tempest. Enrollment limited.
This class has no prerequisites.
Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 4-253.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.
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