21L.009 Shakespeare

Class Info

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.

21L.009 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by P. Donaldson and S. Raman.

Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Tuesdays in 16-654.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Shakespeare site or on the 21L.009 Stellar site.

Required Textbooks
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MIT 21L.009 Shakespeare Related Textbooks
MIT 21L.009 Shakespeare On The Web
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