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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
Full UC Title: SHAKESPEARE 
Transcript Title: SHAKESPEARE 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course studies how Shakespeare used sources from myth and literature to create the fantasy worlds of two of his most famous plays: A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Tempest. Students watch performances of these plays and watch other performances on their own in ICU library. As we read, we learn about Early Modern drama, and Elizabethan theaters like Shakespeare's Globe and the Blackfriars. Secondary reading includes the myths and stories that influenced Shakespeare's writing, including Ovid and popular English fairy tales. Discussion topics include: folklore and mythology, travel literature, colonialism and 'otherness', slavery, and gender. Secondary reading for advanced students and/or Literature majors includes parts of other Shakespeare plays related to fairy tale and folklore (Macbeth, The Winter’s Tale, Cymbeline) and the works of other Elizabethan and Jacobean playwrights including Nashe, Middleton, and Webster. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: SHAKESPEARE I 
Partner University Department: Literature 
Partner University Course Number: LIT227E