University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

ENGL 2107 - Tragedy

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: At least 12 units of Level I undergraduate study
Assessment: Annotated bibliography 10%, Survey of the critical literature 20%, Research essay 35%, Group research presentation 25%, Participation 10%
Biennial Course: Course offered in odd years
Syllabus:

Students will undertake a critical exploration of the theories and practices of tragedy from classical times to the present. Areas of investigation include but are not limited to: the history of tragedy and changing notions of the tragic; the formal qualities of tragedy; kinds of tragedy; the `death of tragedy; tragedy and discourses of the mind and body. Texts will be selected from the following list: Sophocles' Oedipus, Marlowe's 1Tamburlaine; Shakespeare's Hamlet; Goethe's Faust Part 1; Brecht's Mother Courage and her Children; Anouilh's Antigone; Miller's Death of a Salesman; Vickers' Where Three Roads Meet. Selected extracts from theoretical texts and additional materials will encourage students to explore tragedy in practices and theories (and countries and artistic movements) beyond those represented by the set texts.

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Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 1 $820 Band 1 $820 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 18/03/2019 Sun 31/03/2019 Fri 10/05/2019 Fri 14/06/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
13764 LE01 100 43 5 Mar - 9 Apr Tuesday 12pm - 1pm Napier, G04, Lecture Theatre
30 Apr - 4 Jun Tuesday 12pm - 1pm Napier, G04, Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
13765 SE04 35 10 14 Mar - 11 Apr Thursday 12pm - 2pm Horace Lamb, 422, Teaching Room
2 May - 30 May Thursday 12pm - 2pm Horace Lamb, 422, Teaching Room
13767 SE02 40 8 12 Mar - 9 Apr Tuesday 1pm - 3pm Horace Lamb, 422, Teaching Room
30 Apr - 28 May Tuesday 1pm - 3pm Horace Lamb, 422, Teaching Room