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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: One of English 2141, 2202, 2205, 2210, 2211, 2216, 2228, 2248, 2249, 2270, 2271, 2273, 2291, 2292, 2293, 2294, 2295, 2298, 2299, or 2301.
Recommended Preparation: Three 2000-level English courses.