ENGL 3313 – Shakespeare: The Later Plays
(3 credits – TG) 3 hours lecture
This course examines selected plays written by Shakespeare during the second half of his career (ca 1600-1613), with a focus on his evolution as a dramatist, culminating in the later tragedies and romances. Students will consider critical problems related to sources, dating, performance, reading, audience, censorship, publication, editing, reception and contemporary adaptation.
Prerequisites: English 2210 or 2211 and one of 2202, 2203, 2205, 2207, 2263, 2264, 2265, 2266, 2267 or Film Studies 3345.
Recommended Preparation: Three 2000-level English courses.