ENGL120 - Acting Human: Shakespeare and the Drama of Identity

Credit only granted for: ENGL120 or ENGL289I. Formerly: ENGL289I.

Shakespeare's ideas of dramatic realism studied through close examination of literary and dramatic techniques. How Shakespeare generates the fiction of a living, thinking person in the space of five acts, and how readers participate in the making of that fiction. Some attention to Shakespeare on film and what the playwright can teach us about different media.