English Literature III (2015/2016)

Course code
4S00865
Name of lecturers
Daniela Carpi, Sidia Fiorato
Coordinator
Daniela Carpi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
L-LIN/10 - ENGLISH LITERATURE
Language of instruction
English
Period
I semestre dal Oct 1, 2015 al Jan 9, 2016.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Tuesday 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall T.8  
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall T.6 from Oct 14, 2015  to Jan 9, 2016
Thursday 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.6  

Learning outcomes

"Visualizing Shakespeare"

The course will deal with Shakespeare and mass media, particularly film, advertising and musical theatre in order to explore the contemporary cultural significance of Shakespeare.

Syllabus

A) TEXTS:
W.SHAKESPEARE, Othello, (any edition with a good critical introduction)
W.SHAKESPEARE, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, (any edition with a good critical introduction)
W.SHAKESPEARE, The Tempest, (any edition with a good critical introduction)
W.SHAKESPEARE, Romeo and Juliet, (any edition with a good critical introduction)

B) CRITICAL TEXTS:
- Robert Shaughnessy, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare and Popular Culture, Cambridge University Press, 2007

- A. R. Braunmuller, Michael Hattaway, The Cambridge Companion to English Renaissance Drama, Cambridge University Press, 1990.


C) Andrew Sanders, The Short Oxford History of English Literature, (from its origins to 1642).

Assessment methods and criteria

The lessons will be in English. The exam will be an oral discussion in English on the texts in the program. Students have to prepare parts A,B.C. Students who cannot attend the lessons must get in touch with both professors.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016