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Spring 2020

117S/1

Shakespeare

Lectures TTh 4-5 in 141 McCone + one hour of discussion section per week in 300 Wheeler (sec. 101: F 9-10; sec. 102: F 11-12; sec. 103: F 12-1; sec. 104: F 2-3)

What makes Shakespeare Shakespeare?  We’ll search for answers to that question through the astonishing variety of Shakespeare’s plays.  We’ll explore the ways that Shakespeare develops plot and character in his drama, as...(read more)

Knapp, Jeffrey
Fall 2019

17/1

Shakespeare

Lectures MW 11-12 in 106 Stanley + one hour of discussion section per week in various locations (sec. 101: F 9-10; sec. 102: F 9-10; sec. 103: F 11-12; sec. 104: F 11-12)

English 17 offers an introduction to the study of Shakespeare that is intended for students new to the Berkeley English Department. Incoming transfer students, future majors, and non-majors are especially welcome.

The premise o...(read more)

Landreth, David
Fall 2019

117B/1

Shakespeare

TTh 9:30-11

A survey of the second half of Shakespeare's working life, including the later "problem" comedies, the major tragedies and the magical romances, his final works. Lectures will touch upon the complete writings and pr...(read more)

Turner, James Grantham
Spring 2019

117S/1

Shakespeare

Lectures MW 12-1 in 2060 Valley LSB + one hour of discussion section per week in various locations (sec. 101: F 10-11; sec. 102: F 12-1; sec. 103: Thurs. 1-2; sec. 104: Thurs. 3-4; sec. 105: Thurs. 4-5; sec. 106: Thurs. 4-5)

Shakespeare’s poems and plays are relentlessly unsettling, sublimely beautiful, deeply moving, rigorously brilliant, and compulsively meaningful: they complicate everything, they simplify nothing, and for 400 years, they have been a touchston...(read more)

Arnold, Oliver
Summer 2019

117S/1

Shakespeare

TuWTh 5-7:30 PM

This class focuses on a selection of works from Shakespeare's entire career. We'll be reading a limited number of plays and some of the poetry. One of the main issues we'd like to focus on is the oscillation between "regular" ...(read more)

Marno, David
Fall 2018

17/1

Shakespeare

Lectures MW 11-12 + one hour of discussion section per week (sec. 101: F 9-10; sec. 102: F 10-11; sec. 103: F 11-12; sec. 104: F 12-1)

English 17 offers an introduction to the study of Shakespeare that is intended for students new to the Berkeley English Department. Incoming transfer students, future majors, and non-majors are especially welcome.

The premise of our class...(read more)

Landreth, David
Fall 2018

117T/1

Shakespeare in the Theater:
Cymbeline

Lectures MWF 2-3 in 310 Hearst Mining, plus rehearsals MW 3-4:30 in 300 Wheeler

Imagine that the play is an exquisite silk dress. In lectures, we look at it from many different angles; we consider the materials it’s made of; we imagine who made it and why; we listen to the sounds it makes as it moves. If you ever felt in...(read more)

Marno, David
Spring 2018

117S/1

Shakespeare

Lectures MW 2-3 + one hour of discussion section per week (sec. 101: F 11-12; sec. 102: F 2-3)

I am mostly interested in having the class appreciate how capacious, complex, humane, and Intelligent Shakespeare's plays can be.  So I will concentrate on the plays themselves rather than on any talk about context or political assessment....(read more)

Altieri, Charles F.
Spring 2018

117S/2

Shakespeare

TTh 12:30-2

Focusing on a selection of Shakespeare's many astonishing plays, we’ll consider the range of his dramaturgy and why this range was important to him.  We’ll also explore how the variety of dramatic genres in which he w...(read more)

Knapp, Jeffrey
Summer 2018

117S/1

Shakespeare

TWTh 5-7:30

Shakespeare’s poems and plays are relentlessly unsettling, extravagantly beautiful, deeply moving, rigorously brilliant, and compulsively meaningful: they complicate everything, they simplify nothing, and...(read more)

Marno, David
Arnold, Oliver
Fall 2017

24/2

Freshman Seminar:
Shakespeare's Sonnets

W 12-1

Shakespeare's sonnets were first published in 1609, rather late in his career, with a second, curiously distorted edition in 1640. Although little is known about how they were first received by the reading public, the sonnets still cause p...(read more)

Nelson, Alan H.
Fall 2017

117B/1

Shakespeare:
Later Works

TTh 12:30-2

A survey of the second half of Shakespeare’s working life, including the later “problem” comedies, the major tragedies and the magical romances, his final works. Lectures will touch upon the complete writings and present sample sc...(read more)

Turner, James Grantham
Fall 2017

117S/1

Shakespeare

MWF 3-4

This class focuses on a selection of works from Shakespeare’s entire career. We'll be reading a limited number of plays and some of the poetry. One of the main issues I'd like to focus on is the oscillation between "regular"...(read more)

Marno, David
Fall 2017

180L/1

Lyric Verse

TTh 5-6:30 PM

This course will examine the historical trajectory of a very fuzzy category, “lyric,” from its identified origins and early practice in English (anonymous medieval lyrics) to its 20th- and 21st- cent...(read more)

O'Brien, Geoffrey G.
Spring 2017

117S/1

Shakespeare

TTh 12:30-2

This course will be an exercise in unabashed celebration of genius.  I will be continually asking what work these plays are doing in order to render dynamically certain basic features of human experience and to raise significant questions abo...(read more)

Altieri, Charles F.
Spring 2017

117S/2

Shakespeare

TTh 3:30-5

Shakespeare wrote a massive number of plays.  Focusing on a selection of them, we’ll consider the range of Shakespeare's dramaturgy and why this range was important to him.  We’ll also explore how the variety of dram...(read more)

Knapp, Jeffrey
Spring 2017

190/6

Research Seminar:
Shakespeare: From the Globe to the Global

MWF 2-3

William Shakespeare's works have been staged all over the world, adapted as films, operas, musicals, ballets, and novels.  They have been transposed into diverse settings, from fascist Italy to the Wild West, medieval Japan to the fiction...(read more)

Bahr, Stephanie M
Summer 2017

N117S/1

Shakespeare

MTTh 12-2

Shakespeare’s poems and plays are relentlessly unsettling, extravagantly beautiful, deeply moving, rigorously brilliant, and compulsively meaningful: they co...(read more)

Marno, David
Arnold, Oliver
Summer 2017

N117S/2

Shakespeare

MTTh 4-6

Note the change in instructor of this course (as of June 20).

                                                &nbs...(read more)

Liu, Aileen
Mansky, Joseph
Shelley, Jonathan
Fall 2016

117B/1

Shakespeare:
Shakespeare after 1600

TTh 9:30-11

We will read ten or eleven plays from the later half of Shakespeare's career (which covers the late "problem" comedies, the major tragedies, and the tragicomic romances). Taking our cue from the plays' self-consciousness of their...(read more)

Landreth, David
Fall 2016

117S/1

Shakespeare

MW 11-12 + discussion sections F 11-12

Shakespeare’s poems and plays are relentlessly unsettling, extravagantly beautiful, deeply moving, rigorously brilliant, and compulsively mea...(read more)

Arnold, Oliver
Fall 2016

117T/1

Shakespeare in the Theater:
Performing Shakespeare: Troilus and Cressida

TTh 2-3:30

Imagine that the play is an exquisite silk dress. In lectures, we look at it from many different angles; we consider the materials it’s made of; we imagine who created it and why; we listen to the sounds it makes as it moves. If you ever won...(read more)

Marno, David
Fall 2016

217/1

Shakespeare

TTh 2-3:30

An introduction to the study of Shakespeare at the graduate level. We'll examine a range of contemporary approaches to Shakespeare's plays and poems, and consider how they emerge from longstanding preoccupations across four hundred years o...(read more)

Landreth, David
Spring 2016

117S/1

Shakespeare

TTh 11-12:30

Shakespeare’s poems and plays are relentlessly unsettling, extravagantly beautiful, deeply moving, rigorously brilliant, and compulsively meaningful: they complicate everything, they simplify nothing, and for 400 years, they have been a touc...(read more)

Arnold, Oliver
Spring 2016

117S/2

Shakespeare

MW 1-2; discussion sections F 1-2

Shakespeare wrote a massive number of plays.  Focusing on a selection of them, we’ll consider the range of Shakespeare's dramaturgy and why this range was important to him.  We’ll also explore how the variety of dram...(read more)

Knapp, Jeffrey
Summer 2016

N117S/1

Shakespeare

MTTh 12-2

In his great book on Shakespearean Tragedy (1905), A. C. Bradley writes that, when we experience one of Shakespeare's tragic plays, "We seem to have before us a type of the mystery of the whole world, the tragic fact which extend...(read more)

Puckett, Kent
Fall 2015

24/1

Freshman Seminar:
Shakespeare's Sonnets

M 12-1

Shakespeare's sonnets were first published in 1609. Although little is known about how they were first received by the reading public, they have caused puzzlement and delight since their second edition, published in 1640. Over the course of th...(read more)

Nelson, Alan H.
Fall 2015

117A/1

Shakespeare:
Shakespeare before 1600

MW 11-12; discussion sections F 11-12

English 117A studies the first half of Shakespeare's career in depth. We'll focus on eight plays--a tragedy, three major comedies, and the great four-play "Lancastrian" cycle of histories--and on the Sonnets. And we will acquaint...(read more)

Landreth, David
Fall 2015

117S/1

Shakespeare

TTh 12:30-2

This class focuses on a selection of works from Shakespeare’s entire career. We'll be reading a limited number of plays and some of the poetry. One of the main issues I'd like to focus on is the oscillation between "regular&quot...(read more)

Marno, David
Spring 2015

117B/1

Shakespeare

MW 10-11 + discussion sections F 10-11

English 117B is a course in the last ten years or so of Shakespeare's career. It is a chance to read the tragedies: Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, King Lear, Anthony and Cleopatra; at least one of the problematic late comedies, Measure...(read more)

Hass, Robert L.
Spring 2015

117S/1

Shakespeare

TTh 12:30-2

Shakespeare wrote a massive number of plays.  Focusing on a selection of them, we’ll consider the range of Shakespeare's dramaturgy and why this range was important to him.  We’ll also explore how the vari...(read more)

Knapp, Jeffrey
Spring 2015

190/8

Research Seminar:
Shakespeare’s Versification

TTh 3:30-5

This course will explore Shakespeare's artistic use of the formal resources of verse, especially meter, rhyme, alliteration and syntactic parallelism, as well as, by way of contrast, some of his use of music.  We will consider what define...(read more)

Hanson, Kristin
Summer 2015

N117S/1

Shakespeare:
Shakespearean Tragedy

MTTh 12-2

In his great book on Shakespearean Tragedy (1905), A.C. Bradley writes that, when we experience one of Shakespeare's tragic plays, "We seem to have before us a type of the mystery of the whole world, the tragic fact which extends...(read more)

Puckett, Kent
Fall 2014

117S/1

Shakespeare

TTh 2-3:30

This course will be a basic introduction to the major plays of Shakespeare.  It will include Midsummer Night 's Dream, probably Merchant of Venice, Richard II, Hamlet, Othello, King Lear(read more)

Altieri, Charles F.
Fall 2014

117S/2

Shakespeare

MW 10-11 + discussion sections F 10-11

Shakespeare's poems and plays are relentlessly unsettling, crazy beautiful, deeply moving, rigorously brilliant, and compulsively meaningful: they complicate everything, they simplify nothing, and for 400 years, they have been a touchstone--in...(read more)

Arnold, Oliver
Spring 2014

117S/1

Shakespeare

TTh 12:30-2

This will be an introduction to close reading Shakespeare that will address all of his genres and periods, at least after 1596.  I am interested primarily in unabashedly celebrating Shakespeare’s various forms of genius by tracing how c...(read more)

Altieri, Charles F.
Spring 2014

117S/2

Shakespeare

MW 3-4 + discussion sections F 3-4

Shakespeare’s poems and plays are relentlessly unsettling, crazy beautiful, deeply moving, rigorously brilliant, and compulsively meaningful: they complicate everything, they simplify nothing, and for 400 years, they have been a touchstone&m...(read more)

Arnold, Oliver
Summer 2014

N117S/2

Shakespeare

MTuTh 12-2

Shakespeare’s poems and plays are relentlessly unsettling, crazy beautiful, deeply moving, rigorously brilliant, and compulsively meaningful: they complicate everything, they simplify nothing, and for 400 years, they have been a touchstone&m...(read more)

Arnold, Oliver
Fall 2013

117B/1

Shakespeare

TTh 12:30-2

A study of a dozen plays from the second half of Shakespeare's career, including HamletTwelfth Night, Troilus and Cressida, Othello, Measure for Measure, King Lear, Macbeth, The Winter's Tale, and The Tempest(read more)

Nelson, Alan H.
Fall 2013

117S/1

Shakespeare

TTh 11-12:30

This class focuses on a selection of works from Shakespeare’s entire career. We'll be reading a limited number of plays and some of the poetry. One of the main issues I'd like to focus on is the oscillation between "regular&quot...(read more)

Marno, David
Spring 2013

117B/1

Shakespeare:
Shakespeare after 1600

MW 3-4 + discussion sections F 3-4

We will read ten or eleven plays from the later half of Shakespeare's career (which covers the late "problem" comedies, the major tragedies, and the tragicomedies). Taking our cue from the plays' self-consciousness of their mediu...(read more)

Landreth, David
Spring 2013

117S/1

Shakespeare

TTh 12:30-2

Shakespeare wrote a vast number of extraordinary plays.  We'll consider the range of these plays and why this range was important to him.  We'll also explore how the variety of plays in which he wrote affected Shakespeare's r...(read more)

Knapp, Jeffrey
Fall 2012

114A/1

English Drama to 1603

TTh 5-6:30

This course offers a wide-ranging survey of sixteenth-century drama up to and beyond the building of the first commercial theaters in London in the 1570s. After sampling the medieval mystery and morality traditions, we will consider the formal and...(read more)

No instructor assigned yet.
Fall 2012

117A/1

Shakespeare

TTh 3:30-5

We will read as much as possible of the Complete Works, up to and including Hamlet (generally thought to have been written in 1600). In fact we will begin and end with that extraordinary play, exploring the individual elements that run th...(read more)

Turner, James Grantham
Fall 2012

117S/1

Shakespeare

NOTE NEW TIME: WF 4-5:30

This class is a general survey of Shakespeare’s dramatic and poetic works. One of the main issues I'd like to focus on is the oscillation between "regular" and "irregular." What is the rule, and what is the exception ...(read more)

Marno, David
Spring 2012

117B/1

Shakespeare

TTh 11-12:30

English 117B is a course in the last ten years or so of Shakespeare's career. It is a chance to read the tragedies: Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello, King Lear, Anthony and Cleopatra; at least one of the problematic late comedies, Measure...(read more)

Hass, Robert L.
Hass, Robert
Spring 2012

117S/1

Shakespeare:
Selected Plays

TTh 12:30-2

Shakespeare wrote a massive number of plays.  We'll consider the range of plays he wrote, and why this range was important to him.  We'll also explore how different dramatic genres affect Shakespeare's representation...(read more)

Knapp, Jeffrey
Knapp, Jeffrey
Summer 2012

N117S/1

Shakespeare

MW 10-12

This course is an introductory survey at the upper-division level. We will attempt to read eight Shakespeare plays plus a selection of sonnets. As California Shakespeare Theater (“Cal Shakes”) in near-by Orinda will be performing Th...(read more)

Nelson, Alan H.
Fall 2011

117A/1

Shakespeare

TTh 2-3:30

This class focuses on Shakespeare's early career and works, that is, on the "Elizabethan" Shakespeare. We'll be reading a very limited number of plays and some poetry. One of the main issues I'd like to focus on is the oscill...(read more)

Marno, David
Marno, David
Fall 2011

117S/1

Shakespeare

TTh 9:30-11

Shakespeare’s poems and plays are relentlessly unsettling, crazy beautiful, deeply moving, rigorously brilliant, and compulsively meaningful: they complicate everything, they simplify nothing, and for 400 years, they have been a touchstone&m...(read more)

Arnold, Oliver
Arnold, Oliver
Spring 2011

117B/1

Shakespeare

TTh 11-12:30

We will read ten or eleven plays from the later half of Shakespeare's career (which covers the late "problem" comedies, the major tragedies, and the tragicomedies). Taking our cue from the plays' self-consciousness of their mediu...(read more)

Landreth, David
Landreth, David
Spring 2011

117S/1

Shakespeare

TTh 3:30-5

This course will focus on Shakespeare's plays as plays, as moment-to-moment actions on the minds of audiences. I will take up some other topics related to the plays--Shakespeare's stage, printing practices, socio- and political contexts (a...(read more)

Jordan, Joseph P
Jordan, Joseph
Summer 2011

N117S/1

Shakespeare

MTuTh 2-4

This course has a general purpose, to provide an intensive introduction to
Shakespeare by focusing closely on selected plays. It also has a specific
mode of operation: we’ll consider important aspects of Shakespeare studies
(ne...(read more)

Schweik, Susan
Schweik, Susan
Fall 2010

117A/1

Shakespeare

note new time: TTh 11-12:30

Shakespeare’s poems and plays are relentlessly unsettling, crazy beautiful, deeply moving, penetratingly intelligent, and compulsively meaningful: they complicate everything, they simplify nothing, and for 400 years, they have been a touchsto...(read more)

Arnold, Oliver
Arnold, Oliver
Fall 2010

117S/1

Shakespeare

note new time: MW 11-12 + discussion sections F 11-12

This will be an introduction to close reading of Shakespeare that will address all of his genres and periods, at least after 1596.  I know very little about race, class, or gender and care even less.  I am interested primarily in unabashe...(read more)

Altieri, Charles F.
Altieri, Charles
Spring 2010

117B/1

Shakespeare

TTh 2-3:30

This course treats the second half of Shakespeare's career, focusing on some of the major tragedies, the so-called "problem plays," and the later comedies/romances. Our general approach will be to read each text closely and with attention to the soci...(read more) Nishimura, Kimiko
Nishimura, Kimiko
Spring 2010

117S/1

Shakespeare

MW 11-12 + Discussion F 11-12

This class is a single-semester introduction to the scope of Shakespeare’s dramatic career. Our readings will range across different genres, from early plays to late, and from some of the greatest hits to some more unfamiliar—even disqui...(read more) Landreth, David
Landreth, David
Summer 2010

N117S/1

Shakespeare

MWF 12-2

This course is both an intense and an introductory upper-division course on Shakespeare. It is introductory in that it will cover systematically several important aspects of the plays and several critical tools needed to understand and analyze them...(read more)

Steven Justice
Fall 2009

117S/1

Shakespeare

TTh 12:30-2

In this course we will analyze a selection of Shakespeare's plays, arranged both by genre and chronologically, in order to explore not only what is peculiar to each play but also what links the plays to each other and to the culture and the psyche...(read more) Adelman, Janet
Adelman, J.
Spring 2009

117B/1

Shakespeare After 1600

MW 2-3 + Discussion F 2-3

We will read ten or eleven plays from the later half of Shakespeare's career (which covers the late "problem" comedies, the major tragedies, and the tragicomedies). Taking our cue from the plays' self-consciousness of their medium of...(read more) Landreth, David
Landreth, David
Spring 2009

117S/1

Shakespeare in the Theater

TTh 2-3:30

Some large percentage of everything said and written about literary works is not about those works but about their topics, about the moral, philosophic, or social issues those topics touch upon and, in the case of fictions, about the kinds of situatio...(read more) Booth, Stephen
Booth, Stephen
Fall 2008

117A/1

Upper Division Coursework:
The Elizabethan Shakespeare

TTh 2-3:30

In this course, we�re going to trace the development of Shakespeare�s dramatic work over the first half of his career, as he became the premier playwright of London�s leading stage company. We�ll also read many of his sonnets, which are related themat...(read more) Altman, Joel B.
Altman, Joel
Fall 2008

117S/1

Upper Division Coursework:
Shakespeare

TTh 3:30-5

This course is designed to give you a sense of the range of Shakespeare�s career. Lectures will focus on two related topics: first, how Shakespeare uses plot and character to think about literary, social, sexual, religious, political, and philosophica...(read more) Knapp, Jeffrey
Knapp, Jeffrey
Spring 2008

117B/1

:
Shakespeare

TTh 11-12:30

This course treats the second half of Shakespeare�s career, focusing on the major tragedies, the so-called �problem plays� and romances. Our general approach will be to read each text closely and with attention to the socio-historical issues at play. ...(read more) Nishimura, Kimiko
Nishimura, Kimiko
Fall 2007

117A/1

:
Shakespeare

TTh 12:30-2

This class studies the first half of Shakespeare's career, including his best-known comedies and history plays as well as his non-dramatic poetry. (Later plays�the major tragedies, the tragicomic romances�will be covered in depth in 117B next semester...(read more) Landreth, David
Landreth, David
Fall 2007

117S/1

:
Shakespeare

TTh 9:30-11

In this course, we will attempt to read as many Shakespeare plays as can be got through conveniently in fifteen weeks. In general we will try to cover one play per week, but along the way we will devote a week to an introduction of the author, his tim...(read more) Nelson, Alan H.
Nelson, Alan
Fall 2007

117T/1

:
Shakespeare in the Theater

TTh 3:30-5, plus rehearsals TTh 5-6:30

Most of the energy in this course will go into producing a modest but strenuously rehearsed staging of Macbeth. The performances will probably be in mid-November (depending on the availability of a suitable indoor playing space). The course will meet ...(read more) Booth, Stephen
Booth, Stephen
Spring 2007

117B/1

Junior Coursework:
Shakespeare

TTh 2-3:30

In this course we will read all the plays conventionally attributed to the second half of Shakespeare?s career, beginning with Hamlet and ending with The Tempest. This period includes all the so-called great tragedies (Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macb...(read more) Adelman, Janet
Adelman, Janet
Spring 2007

117S/1

Junior Coursework:
Shakespeare

TTh 9:30-11

In this course, we will attempt to read as many Shakespeare plays as can be got through conveniently in fifteen weeks. In general we will try to cover one play per week, but along the way we will devote a week to an introduction of the author, his tim...(read more) Nelson, Alan H.
Nelson, Alan
Fall 2006

117B/1

Upper Division Coursework:
Shakespeare

MWF 11-12

Close study of several of Shakespeare�s earlier works....(read more) Justice, Steven
Justice, Steven
Fall 2006

117J/1

Upper Division Coursework:
Shakespeare

TTh 5-6:30 P.M.

"I expect the course to do all the basic work of a Shakespeare survey and also to have seminar-like intellectual crossfire. I will take up all the topics that concern Shakespeare scholars, but I will not take them up systematically. I find that presen...(read more) Booth, Stephen
Booth, Stephen
Fall 2006

117S/1

Upper Division Coursework:
Shakespeare

TTh 11-12:30

This course will foreground what we have always known--that Shakespeare�s plays were written to be performed, not simply read--so we�ll approach them with their performative aspects always in sight. This will make attention to the literary text more i...(read more) Altman, Joel B.
Altman, Joel
Spring 2006

117B/1

Upper Division Coursework:
Shakespeare

MWF 11-12

We will read a basic set of Shakespeare plays exploring all his major genres. The primary focus for the class will be on close-reading the plays to analyze character and appreciate dramatic structure. Instructor is proudly ignorant of race, class, and...(read more) Altieri, Charles F.
Altieri, Charles
Spring 2006

117J/1

Upper Division Coursework:
Shakespeare

TTh 5-6:30

"I expect the course to do all the basic work of a Shakespeare survey and also to have seminar-like intellectual crossfire. I will take up all the topics that concern Shakespeare scholars, but I will not take them up systematically. I find that presen...(read more) Booth, Stephen
Booth, Stephen
Spring 2006

117S/1

Upper Division Coursework:
Shakespeare

TTh 11-12:30

"This class is a single-semester introduction to the scope of Shakespeare's dramatic career, taught in lecture format. Our readings will range across different genres, from early plays to late, and from some of the greatest hits to some more unfamilia...(read more) Landreth, David
Landreth, David
Spring 2006

117T/1

Upper Division Coursework:
Shakespeare in the Theater

TTh 2-3:30 in 200 Wheeler, plus rehearsals TTh 3:30-5 (also in 200 Wheeler)

"Detailed study and presentation of a single Shakespeare play--this semester the witty, wistful, clownish, and musical romantic comedy of country copulatives As You Like It, to be crafted into a full-scale public production for performance in late Apr...(read more) Altman, Joel B.
Altman, Joel
Fall 2005

117A/1

Upper Division Coursework:
Shakespeare

TTh 2-3:30

"We'll read six plays from the chronological first half of Shakespeare's output, considered loosely to allow us to end with a reading of Hamlet. Our approach will be to consider Shakespeare's plays as they shaped and were shaped by a lively theatrical...(read more) Koory, Mary Ann
Fall 2005

117S/1

Upper Division Coursework:
Shakespeare

MW 4-5:30

"In this course we will analyze a selection of Shakespeare's plays, arranged both by genre and chronologically, in order to explore not only what is peculiar to each play but also what links the plays to each other and to the culture and the psyche th...(read more) Adelman, Janet
Adelman, Janet
Spring 2005

117B/1

Upper Division Coursework:
Shakespeare

TTh 11-12:30

In this course we will read all the plays conventionally attributed to the second half of Shakespeare's career, beginning with Hamlet and ending with The Tempest. This period includes all the so-called great tragedies (Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macb...(read more) Adelman, Janet
Adelman, Janet
Spring 2005

117J/1

Upper Division Coursework:
Shakespeare

TTh 5-6:30

"I expect the course to do all the basic work of a Shakespeare survey and also to have seminar-like intellectual crossfire. I will take up all the topics that concern Shakespeare scholars, but I will not take them up systematically. I find that presen...(read more) Booth, Stephen
Booth, Stephen
Spring 2005

117S/1

Upper Division Coursework:
Shakespeare, the Self and the Theater

TTh 2-3:30

In this course we'll be studying Shakespeare's richest work in the London theater from early in his career to his retirement from the stage. We'll also read many of his sonnets, which are often linked thematically to the plays and offer tantalizing gl...(read more) Altman, Joel B.
Altman, Joel
Fall 2004

117A/1

Upper Division Coursework:
Shakespeare

TTh 12:30-2

"We'll read six plays from the chronological first half of Shakespeare?s output, considered loosely to allow us to end with a reading of Hamlet. We?ll include some of the sonnets as well, which were written and re-written in this period. Our approach ...(read more) Koory, Mary Ann
Fall 2004

117S/1

Upper Division Coursework:
Shakespeare: Selected Plays

TTh 11-12:30

This course is designed to give you a sense of the range of Shakespeare?s career. Lectures will focus on two related topics: first, how Shakespeare uses plot and character to think about literary, social, sexual, religious, political, and philosophica...(read more) Knapp, Jeffrey
Knapp, Jeffrey