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ENGL 4529 Shakespeare: Later Plays (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This is a discussion-intensive course in Shakespeare’s later plays and the culture within which they were written and performed. In addition to regular writing assignments, students will be asked to work in small groups throughout the semester to invent and produce a scene from one of the plays’ off-stage controversies. They should not take the course if their schedules cannot accommodate meeting for an hour a week outside of class to develop this project, or if they prefer not to work with a group. Plays will include: Antony and Cleopatra, Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, All’s Well that Ends Well, and The Winter’s Tale.


Instructor(s): Caroline Bicks

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Fulfills the pre-1700 requirement.


Last Updated: 25-Jan-16