EN-301 : Shakespeare

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
English
Subject:
English
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
This course focuses on William Shakespeare's comedies, tragedies, histories, and romances, read within cultural and generic contexts. Students analyze the plays' complex depictions of gender norms, race, politics, family dysfunction, and other controversial topics, as they were understood during the Renaissance and are relevant for today. The course includes viewing of film adaptations and (when possible) live performances. 3 credits FULFILLS LITERARY ARTS LAI REQUIREMENT.