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ENL2005 Shakespeare and Early Modern Literature

Short Description: Shakespeare & Early Modern Lit
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 091523 - Literature
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 17 August 2019

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.

Synopsis

Shakespeare's plays and poetry formed part of a flourishing period of literary and theatrical innovation. Yet the nature of this period has been the subject of changing opinion: known once as the Golden Age, then given the name 'Renaissance,' and more recently called the Early Modern period. This course examines the literature of this period in its social contexts and explores the place of Shakespeare on the Elizabethan stage. Students will develop the ability to critique received scholarly opinion on the work of Shakespeare and his coevals.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 Online