ENGL 020. Shakespeare

Topics in this survey of Shakespeare's plays, include kingship, comedy and tragedy, family, sexuality, race, performance, language, and the rewriting of history. We will frequently return to the question of theater's place in early modern England, while also examining the place Shakespeare holds in the cultures we inhabit. The list of plays may include Taming of the Shrew, Henry V, Midsummer Night's Dream, Twelfth Night, Measure for Measure, Hamlet, Othello, Lear, and The Tempest.
GATEWAY English Literature.
1 credit.
Fall 2021. Johnson.
Catalog chapter: English Literature  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/english-literature

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