2015-2016 College Catalog 
    
    Apr 06, 2020  
2015-2016 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 2060 - Introduction to Shakespeare ★

Credit(s): 3
This course introduces students to the poems and plays of William Shakespeare. Beginning with analysis and discussion of Tudor England, the Elizabethan world view, and the rise of lyric poetry in the 16th century, the course turns its attention to Shakespeare’s sonnets and his role as leading sonneteer of the age. From there students move to the theatre of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, reading such works as “Romeo and Juliet,” “Julius Caesar,” “Hamlet,” “Othello,” “King Lear,” “Macbeth,” “Antony and Cleopatra,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “The Winter’s Tale.”

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1020 

★ This course is directly equivalent to a course at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.



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