ENGLISH 367 - Shakespeare's Principal Plays
Fall 2022, Section 001 - Shakespeare's Poems and Plays
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
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Requirements & Distribution:
With permission of instructor.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course is an introduction to the works of William Shakespeare, perhaps the best-known writer in the English language. Through close attention to a selection of his plays and poems, we shall collectively explore what Shakespeare means to us today. Why does he continue to be read, performed, quoted, misquoted, and adapted across platforms, communities, contexts, and national boundaries? We shall consider Shakespeare’s ingenious use of language, metaphor, characterization, genre, and literary form in eight of his major plays and several of his remarkable sonnets. We shall ask how Shakespeare made lasting art of his own experiences of recurrent plague and civil unrest. Our overarching goal will be to understand the continuing significance of Shakespeare for readers and viewers in the twenty-first century.

Major Requirement: Pre-1642


ENGLISH 367 - Shakespeare's Principal Plays
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
F 11:00AM - 12:00PM

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