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ENGL 1109 - Beginning Shakespeare

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Incompatible: ENGL 1107; ENGL 2216
Assessment: Online quizzes 20%, Textual Analysis 30%, Research Essay 40%, Participation 10%.
Syllabus:

This course will look closely at four Shakespeare plays, one each from the major genres of comedy, tragedy, tragi-comedy (romance), and history. Topics covered will include character, form, spectacle, theme, sources, the original conditions of production and performance, and the reproduction of Shakespeare's plays in a contemporary context. Students will be introduced to a range of critical approaches to Shakespeare's plays, and will be encouraged to reflect on questions of canonicity, cultural value and authority, and the politics of production and reproduction. The course is suitable for students with little or no prior knowledge of Shakespeare, those wishing to become more familiar with the playwright's work, and those aiming to teach Shakespeare.

Course Fees

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
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 2 Mon 12/08/2019 Sat 31/08/2019 Fri 20/09/2019 Fri 01/11/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23837 LE01 170 12 30 Jul - 17 Sep Tuesday 11am - 12pm Ligertwood, 333, Lecture Theatre
8 Oct - 29 Oct Tuesday 11am - 12pm Ligertwood, 333, Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23838 WR01 166 10 1 Aug - 19 Sep Thursday 11am - 1pm Napier, G04, Lecture Theatre
10 Oct - 31 Oct Thursday 11am - 1pm Napier, G04, Lecture Theatre
29240 WR02 10 8 1 Aug - 19 Sep Thursday 11am - 1pm  
10 Oct - 31 Oct Thursday 11am - 1pm  
Note: Please contact the Faculty of Arts regarding enrolment in this class.