Faculty of Arts


ENGLISH 265

Shakespeare: Comedies and Tragicomedies


Description

A study of selected comedies and tragicomedies of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. Works of Shakespeare may include the romantic comedies of his first decade and a half as a playwright; the so-called "problem plays", the darker comedies of his middle years; the tragicomedies of his final years, sometimes called "romances". The nature of comedy and its relationship to tragedy is also explored.

Availability 2012

Not taught in 2012

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Sally Hoare

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

ENGLISH 265: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

Any 30 points at Stage I in English

Restrictions

ENGLISH 310


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