Faculty of Arts


ENGLISH 711

Shakespeare from Stage to Page, 1590-1640


Description

Studies the development of the theatre in the half-century encompassing Shakespeare’s career and after, and its relation to the print industry of the same period. Treats authors and writing, acting, company structure, audiences, censorship, book production, publication and readership. Involves extensive use of primary and rare materials.

Assessment

Coursework only

Availability 2020

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Professor Tom Bishop

Reading/Texts

  • Shakespeare, William, Hamlet (Oxford, ed. Hibbard)
  • Shakespeare, William, Romeo and Juliet (Oxford, ed. Levenson)
  • Munday, Anthony et al. Sir Thomas More (Revels, ed. Gabrieli & Melchiori)
  • Munday, Anthony et al. "The Book of Sir Thomas More” (Copy reconstructed MS; handout)
  • Blayney, Peter, The First Folio of Shakespeare

Recommended Reading

Points

ENGLISH 711: 30.0 points

Restrictions

ENGLISH 342, 754, 765


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