ENGL 657 (01) - Shakespeare

Shakespeare

Durham   Liberal Arts :: English
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 10061
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.
Section Comments: Satisfies DH requirement for English TBD majors in Fall 2021
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): ENGL 657H
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Douglas Lanier

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm HS 240
Additional Course Details: 

This course satisfies a Pre-1800 Literature requirement for English Department majors.

In Fall 2021 this course satisfies the DH (Digital Humanities) requirement for English: TBD majors.