The great tragedies and the redemptive romances from the second half of Shakespeare's career, which include Troilus and Cressida, Measure for Measure,Othello, King Lear, Coriolanus, Antony and Cleopatra, Cymbeline, The Winter's Tale, and The Tempest. While encompassing thematic concerns ranging from gender relations to the meaning of heroism, particular focus will fall on tragic form and its transformation in the romances. Extensive attention will be paid to theatrical practices, Shakespearean and contemporary, aided by the viewing of stage performances and film adaptations.
Max Enrollment: 30
Distribution Requirements: ARS - Visual Arts, Music, Theater, Film and Video; LL - Language and Literature
Typical Periods Offered: Spring
Semesters Offered this Academic Year: Spring