E 366K • Shakespeare: Selected Tragedies
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
This course examines a number of Shakespeare's tragedies through a focus on their generic elements. That is, we will look at what makes such plays as Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth tragedies. Questions of literary form will be joined by investigations into the construction of character, and the manipulation of dramatic language. Selected critical readings may be assigned.
Three 5-7-page papers (for a minimum of 16 pages of writing) and two examinations.
Two exams 30%