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SHAKESPEARE
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - International Christian University - 'International Christian Univ.', 'International Christian Univ. with Internship'
UC Course SubjectEnglish
Number & Suffix: 121 B
Full UC Title: SHAKESPEARE 
Transcript Title: SHAKESPEARE 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course examines Shakespeare in performance and the early modern stage. The course covers the late plays of William Shakespeare, and Shakespeare’s influence on drama from the Jacobean period (when the plays were written) to the present. Topics include staging plays during the Jacobean period; acting in, directing, and producing modern versions of these plays; origins and development of tragedy in classical and Jacobean drama. Through secondary reading, the theoretical differences between Jacobean drama and modern English drama in such contexts as performance, society, and politics are studied. Two Shakespeare plays in are read in detail: Pericles, Prince of Tyre, and King Lear. Additional primary texts for the course include other plays from the Jacobean period, including Shakespeare’s Macbeth, The Winter’s Tale, and Cymbeline; John Webster’s The White Devil; and John Ford’s ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore and Love’s Sacrifice. Secondary readings include an introduction to major criticism on Shakespeare and Jacobean drama, from the eighteenth century to the present. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: SHAKESPEARE II 
Partner University Department: Literature 
Partner University Course Number: LIT230E