Five Shakespeare Plays

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2021
We'll be reading HamletKing LearThe Merchant of Venice, Henry V, and The Tempest.  Special attention to dramatically motivating issues involving familial kinship, racial and linguistic difference, and national and religious conflict.   Philosophical and historical issues include Shakespeare's unique use of language, the ambiguous authorship of the plays, gender issues informing stage production, the sense of place in Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, and the influence of the Shakespearean canon  in the various arts and media.

 

Additional Information

Faculty: Marc Shell
Semester: Full Fall Term
Time: Tues, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET
ENGLISH 90HB