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Number:EH332
Name:Shakespeare and His Age
Description:Shakespeares plays have inspired generations of readers, many of whom have filmed and staged productions that bring the plays to life. In this course, students read and discuss about a half dozen of Shakespeares masterpieces, view and analyze screen and stage productions (including at least one live version, if possible), and use their own imaginations to stage and act out their favorite scenes
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Offered on three-year rotation
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s): EH112

Course Objectives

In this course we?ll read Shakespeare, think Shakespeare, scrutinize Shakespeare, discuss Shakespeare, and dream Shakespeare, with one main goal: to enjoy Shakespeare. Along the way, we?ll try to: appreciate why these plays are supposedly some of the greatest pieces of literature ever written (Core Competency III, Critical Thinking, Analytical Reasoning, and Problem-Solving) improve our reading perspective (Core Competency III); grasp the essentials of drama (Core Competency III); connect our lives to drama and the five plays we read (Core Competency III); improve our ability to articulate our ideas and feelings (Core Competency I, Communication); better understand film technique (Core Competency III); stimulate our general interest in literature and film, and in all things intellectual (Core Competencies III and IV Community and Interpersonal Relations.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
F 2016 PENGUIN BOOK OF RENAISS.VERSE 1509-1659 9780140423464 NORBROOK (REV)93 PENG RAND Wallace $0 $22 $0
F 2016 "ROMEO+JULIET,UPDATED" 9780743477116 SHAKESPEARE 11 S+S Wallace $0 $5 $0 $0
F 2016 HAMLET >BLUE COVER< W/PAGES 281-312 9780743477123 SHAKESPEARE REV 12 S+S Wallace $0 $5 $0 $0
F 2016 MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING 9780743482752 SHAKESPEARE 95 S+S Wallace $14 $5 $0 $0
F 2016 KING LEAR -NEW FOLGER LIBRARY EDITION 9780743482769 SHAKESPEARE 93 S+S Wallace $0 $5 $0 $0
F 2014 ELIZABETHAN POETRY:ANTHOLOGY 9780486437941 BLAISDELL 5 Wallace $0 $3 $0
F 2014 HAMLET-NEW FOLGER ED. 9780671722623 SHAKESPEARE 92 Wallace $0 $4 $0
F 2014 TEMPEST (NEW FOLGER LIBRARY EDITION) 9780671722906 SHAKESPEARE 94 Wallace $0 $4 $0
F 2014 MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING 9780671722807 SHAKESPEARE 95 Wallace $0 $5 $0
F 2014 RICHARD III-NEW FOLGER LIBRARY ED. 9780671722845 SHAKESPEARE 96 Wallace $0 $5 $0
F 2014 ROMEO+JULIET-FOLGER LIBRARY ED. 9780671722852 SHAKESPEARE 92 Wallace $0 $5 $0
F 2014 METAPHYSICAL POETRY:ANTHOLOGY 9780486419169 NEGRI 2 Wallace $0 $7 $0
F 2008 Hamlet 0-671-72262-X William Shakespeare paper Washington Square Pr Lepley $0 $0
F 2008 Much Ado About Nothing 0-671-72280-8 William Shakespeare Paper Washington Square Pr Lepley $0 $0
F 2008 Richard III 0-671-72284-0 William Shakespeare Paper Washington Square Pr Lepley $0 $0
F 2008 Romeo and Juliet 0-671-72285-9 William Shakespeare Paper Washington Square Pr Lepley $0 $0
F 2008 Merchant of Venice 0743477561 shakespeare Folgrpap Washington Square Pr Lepley $0 $0
F 2008 HAMLET (RACK SIZE)(ED: MO 0-671-72262-X SHAKESPEARE SIMON & SCHUSTER Lepley $4 $3
F 2008 MERCHANT OF VENICE (ED: M 0-7434-7756-1 SHAKESPEARE SIMON AND SCHUSTER INC. Lepley $6 $5
F 2008 MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING 0-671-72280-8 SHAKESPEARE SIMON AND SCHUSTER INC. Lepley $5 $4
F 2008 RICHARD III 0-671-72284-0 SHAKESPEARE SIMON AND SCHUSTER INC. Lepley $5 $4
F 2008 ROMEO & JULIET (ED: MOWAT 0-671-72285-9 SHAKESPEARE SIMON AND SCHUSTER INC. Lepley $5 $4
S 2004 Romeo and Juliet 0-671-72285-9 William Shakespeare Paper Washington Square Pr Lepley $0 $0
S 2004 Richard III 0-671-72284-0 William Shakespeare Paper Washington Square Pr Lepley $0 $0
S 2004 Hamlet 0-671-72262-X William Shakespeare paper Washington Square Pr Lepley $0 $0
S 2004 Much Ado About Nothing 0-671-72280-8 William Shakespeare Paper Washington Square Pr Lepley $0 $0
S 2004 Twelfth Night 0-671-72294-8 William Shakespeare Paper Washington Square Pr Lepley $0 $0
S 2004 Macbeth 0-671-72275-1 William Shakespeare Paper Washington Square Pr Lepley $0 $0