English, 2013 curriculum - Free topic 17: Explorations in Shakespeare

Course content

In this course we shall study four of Shakespeare’s plays, paying attention to the nature of drama, the conditions of theatre in Shakespeare’s time and since, and the difficulties in establishing a text representing what Shakespeare might have written. We will examine one tragedy, one comedy, one history play and one of the late ‘romances’.

Classes, with particular emphasis on reading primary and secondary texts, oral discussion and developing proficiency in English.

Reading: Othello, Twelfth Night, Richard II, Winter's Tale

Course plans (including final reading lists and specific dates for deadlines) will be available in mid-January 2018.

This course only leads to exams Free Topic 1A + 1B, Free Topic 2A + 2B and Free Topic 3A + 3B.

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Class Instruction
  • 28
  • Preparation
  • 176,75
  • English
  • 204,75