University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

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.

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Undergraduate
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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


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 10/08/2020 Wed 19/08/2020 Fri 18/09/2020 Fri 30/10/2020


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23606 LE01 170 47 28 Jul - 15 Sep Tuesday 4pm - 5pm Physics, 103, Kerr Grant Lecture Theatre
6 Oct - 27 Oct Tuesday 4pm - 5pm Physics, 103, Kerr Grant Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
23607 WR01 170 47 29 Jul - 16 Sep Wednesday 3pm - 5pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre
7 Oct - 28 Oct Wednesday 3pm - 5pm Darling West, G14, Darling West Lecture Theatre