English Literature III (2010/2011)

Course code
4S00865
Name of lecturer
Daniela Carpi
Coordinator
Daniela Carpi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/10 - ENGLISH LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
I semestre dal Oct 4, 2010 al Jan 15, 2011.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.4  
Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.8  

Learning outcomes

“The trial scenes in some Renaissance tragedies”


AIMS:
The course aims at pointing out some of the many legal elements that are present in most Elizabethan plays. In particular it will be focussed on the trial scenes in three Shakespearean plays.

Syllabus

W.Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice (any edition)
W.Shakespeare, Measure for Measure
W.Shakespeare, Othello

CRITICAL TEXTS
D.Carpi ed, Shakespeare and the Law, Ravenna, Longo, 2003
D.Carpi, “Diritto e letteratura”, in Pòlemos, diritto e cultura, 2/2007
P.Raffield and G.Watt, Shakespeare and the Law, Oxford and Portland, Oregon, Hart publishing, 2008.
P.Bertinetti, Storia della Letteratura Inglese, vol.I, Einaudi, 2000.

Assessment methods and criteria

It will be an oral discussion on all the texts in the program.