ENGL 657 (01) - Shakespeare

Shakespeare

Durham   Liberal Arts :: English
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 53645
An introduction to the main periods of Shakespeare's playwriting career, addressing representative works from each of the genres in which he wrote (tragedy, comedy, history, romance). We will discuss such matters as a Renaissance theater architecture and performance conventions, Shakespeare's poetic language, the representation of women, commoners and minorities on stage, royal power and court politics, love, sex, religion, and revenge. Live and filmed performances will be included as available. Prereq: ENGL 401.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): ENGL 657H
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Dennis Britton

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 MW 2:10pm - 3:30pm MCC 340
Additional Course Details: 

This cousre satisfies a Pre-1800 literature requirement for English Department majors.