ENGL403 - Shakespeare: The Early Works
Syllabus:
Section(s):
0101 - TBA

Close study of selected works from the first half of Shakespeare’s career. This course will cover eight of Shakespeare’s earlier plays, including Henry VI Parts II and III, Richard III, Titus Andronicus, Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, Twelfth Night, and Hamlet. All of these plays will be read in conjunction with sources and contextual material. Assignments will include four short response papers (one for every two plays read), one 8-10 page research paper, one paper proposal, a group scene performance, and a final exam.

Prerequisites: 

Two English courses in literature or permission of the department.