Welcome - Young Shakespeare ENGL 2215   Young Shakespeare
This course explores some of the works of William Shakespeare written or performed before 1600. Plays to be studied may include Richard III, Henry IV Parts I and II, Henry V, Titus Andronicus, The Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Love's Labour's Lost, The Merchant of Venice, Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado about Nothing and Hamlet; poetry may include Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece and some of the sonnets. We will attend to how Shakespeare learned his craft through experimentation and cross-fertilization in the larger context of the rhetorical and theatrical culture of sixteenth-century London.
FORMAT: Lecture
PREREQUISITES: Completion of 6.0 credit hours at the 1000 level in ENGL, CRWR, KING or PERF
EXCLUSIONS: ENGL 2214.06/ THEA 2214.06