Feb 09, 2023  
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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ENGL 4030 - Interpreting Shakespeare’s Work


3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered in the Fall.

This course will study selected poems and plays from Shakespeare’s canon, examining particularly his treatment of power, love, gender, and the other. We will consider: Who and what is Shakespeare? Why is Shakespeare considered the world’s greatest author? To what purposes have Shakespeare and Shakespeare’s texts been put in literary, historical, ideological, education and cultural terms? How do contemporary readings, films, and production of Shakespeare (re) present Shakespeare? LIT

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1200  and satisfactory completion of one 3 cr. literature course at the 2000 or 3000 level, or permission of instructor.



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