|Time||Days||Location||Instructor||GER||Credit||OPUS Class Number||Syllabus (Tentative)|
Woodruff Library 217
|Cavanagh, Sheila T.||HAPW.||4||3378||TBA.|
Content: In this course, we will approach Shakespeare's plays as texts written to be performed. As we will discover, decisions made by actors, directors, and others involved in theatrical enterprises can help illuminate the richness, complexity, and ambiguity of Shakespeare's language. Although our emphasis will remain upon close textual analysis, we will use performance as a way to facilitate our examination of Shakespearean drama. The course is designed to help students become more knowledgeable readers and viewers of Shakespeare's plays.
As part of our exploration of Shakespeare on stage, long-time London actor, Dr. Kevin Quarmby, now at Shakespeare’s Globe, will be leading Skype workshops intermittently throughout the term.
Texts: specific texts to be announced. The books for the course will be available in the bookstore, but students do not need to purchase copies of plays that they already own.
Particulars: There will be regular writing assignments and at least one oral report. Active class participation is required.
The schedule of courses on O.P.U.S. is the official listing of courses, including days and times they meet and the General Education Requirements they satisfy. Students should use course descriptions as general guidelines. Course requirements, grading details, book lists, and syllabi are subject to change.