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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
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ENGFS2 Shakespearean Drama 6 ECTS

Learning outcomes

To introduce students to the genres and major concerns of the Shakespeare canon.


Four plays read within their historical and social context, discussing questions of genre, theoretical approach, cultural importance, and stage productions and screen adaptations.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Essay/written exam.
A book exam alternative is also offered for those not attending the course (see Study materials).

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
On the basis of the essay /exam.

Study materials

Four plays by Shakespeare, announced at the beginning of the course.

For for the book exam: (in addition to the four plays) McDonald, Russ. 2001. The Bedford Companion to Shakespeare. Boston: St. Martin's Press.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
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School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies