SHAKESPEARE, REALISM AND ROMANCE

ENG3SRR

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will study a variety of Elizabethan and Jacobean comedies by Shakespeare and other writers, with particular emphasis on the influence of the pastoral in the development of Shakespearean comedy, the impact on Jacobean theatre of city comedy and the emergence of romance drama out of the pastoral tradition. A number of playwrights other than Shakespeare, such as Jonson, Middleton and Dekker, will also be considered as part of the aim of the course is to provide some insight into the workings of Elizabethan and Jacobean comedy. Discussions of the plays will be informed by historicist references to questions of gender and power. Some examples from the works of women playwrights of the period will also be provided.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMike Nolan

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 15 credit points of first-year English or HUS1PWR or with subject coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions This subject is only available as a fully on-line subject.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAll's well that ends well,PrescribedShakespeare, W.ARDEN
ReadingsAs you like it,PrescribedShakespeare, W.PENGUIN
ReadingsTwelfth NightPrescribedShakespeare, W.PENGUIN
ReadingsPericlesPrescribedShakespeare, W.PENGUIN
ReadingsThe roaring girl,PrescribedMiddleton, T. and Rowley, T.NEW MERMAIDS

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. A heightened awareness of different ways of experiencing, different ways of narrating and making sense of the worlds of the texts

Activities:
Participation in on-line discussion and chat sessions.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

02. Ability to articulate a variety of critical and personal responses to texts

Activities:
Tutorials, presentation of papers. Essay 1500 words
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

03. Ability to engage in nuanced critical dialogue and debate, and to demonstrate skill in written communication

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, chat room facilities, enrichment sessions, exercises.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

04. Ability to organise and initiate research; to display an awareness of relevant critical paradigms

Activities:
Topic specific LMS workshops and activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

05. An understanding and application of different interpretative frameworks and critical methodologies

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, critical activities associated with the preparation of essays
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

06. Confidence to articulate one's own views while engaging positively with the views of others. To contribute positively to group outcomes

Activities:
Tutorial activities, on line enrichment activities. Exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

07. Proficiency in responding innovatively to critical, textual and theoretical questions

Activities:
Task oriented tutorial group activities, enrichment sessions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)

Subject options

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Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMike Nolan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 0.8 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Lectures loaded each Monday onto Echo 360"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Eight 0.8 hours scheduled online class other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"On line chats at scheduled times for first 8 weeks."

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
Five 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Only 1 seminar for the semester, to be delivered live at each campus"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay 1500 words40 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Essay 2000 words50 03, 04, 05
Exercises 500 words10 01, 03, 07

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMike Nolan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 0.8 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Lectures loaded each Monday onto Echo 360"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Eight 0.8 hours scheduled online class other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"On line chats at scheduled times for first 8 weeks."

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
Five 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Only 1 seminar for the semester, to be delivered live at each campus"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay 1500 words40 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Essay 2000 words50 03, 04, 05
Exercises 500 words10 01, 03, 07

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMike Nolan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 0.8 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Lectures loaded each Monday onto Echo 360"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Eight 0.8 hours scheduled online class other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"On line chats at scheduled times for first 8 weeks."

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
Five 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Only 1 seminar for the semester, to be delivered live at each campus"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay 1500 words40 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Essay 2000 words50 03, 04, 05
Exercises 500 words10 01, 03, 07

Mildura, 2018, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMike Nolan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 0.8 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Lectures loaded each Monday onto Echo 360"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Eight 0.8 hours scheduled online class other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"On line chats at scheduled times for first 8 weeks."

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
Five 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Only 1 seminar for the semester, to be delivered live at each campus"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay 1500 words40 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Essay 2000 words50 03, 04, 05
Exercises 500 words10 01, 03, 07

Shepparton, 2018, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMike Nolan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 0.8 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Lectures loaded each Monday onto Echo 360"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Eight 0.8 hours scheduled online class other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"On line chats at scheduled times for first 8 weeks."

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
Five 3.0 hours seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Only 1 seminar for the semester, to be delivered live at each campus"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay 1500 words40 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Essay 2000 words50 03, 04, 05
Exercises 500 words10 01, 03, 07