Shakespeare After Shakespeare
Queen Mary, University of London
Area of Study
Theater, Visual Arts
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
OverviewCredits: 15.0Overlap: NonePrerequisite: NoneThis module examines the ways in which Shakespeare has been adapted and appropriated in a variety of contexts on stage and screen. You will address and debate issues such as cultural and textual authority, authorship, gender, sexuality, national identity, ethnicity, adaptation and appropriation. Possible topics, contexts and texts through which these issues will be addressed may include, but are not limited to: American high school romantic comedies (and tragedies) (eg 10 Things I Hate About You) ; Shakespeare and authorship (eg Shakespeare in Love ; postcolonial and settler cultures (eg Une Tempête); prequels (eg Harlem Duet); feminist theatre (eg Lear's Daughters); queering Shakespeare (eg The Angelic Conversation); Shakespeare in translation (eg The Maori Merchant of Venice). You will engage critically with both Shakespeare's play texts and performances 'after Shakespeare'.Assessment: 20.0% Practical, 80.0% CourseworkLevel: 6
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