ENGL403 - Shakespeare: The Early Works
Syllabus:
Section(s):

We will read selected Sonnets and seven plays--probably the Merchant of Venice, Titus Andronicus, Much Ado About Nothing, Midsummer Night's Dream, Richard II, Julius Caesar, and Henry V. As well as two modernizers: Peter Whelan's "The Herbal Bed" and Edward Bond's "Bingo." We will also read S. Schoenbaum's "Compact Documentary Life." You must also attend a play on the DC professional stage. There will be four quizzes and forty pages of writing on various critical and reportage topics.

Prerequisites: 

Two English courses in literature or permission of department.