SHAKESPEARE AND THE MOVING IMAGE

CRA2SMI

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students will be introduced to five Shakespeare plays and a number of screen versions of them. The plays will be set in the context of their textual production and the theatre of Shakespeare's time, but they will be analysed through their realisation in a series of film and television productions. The subject is taught in conjunction with The Australian Centre for the Moving Image, which will screen the films and provide a number of the lectures. Plays and screen versions covered will be: Romeo and Juliet, The Taming of the Shrew, Much Ado About Nothing, Macbeth, and King Lear.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPaul Salzman

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 30 credit points of 1st year English or 30 credit points of 1st year Drama or 30 credit points of 1st year Media

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects CRA3SMI

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City, 2014, Week 06-07, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul Salzman

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 06 - 07
One 6.0 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via online.
"6 hrs online during weeks 6-7"

Tutorial Week: 06 - 07
One 3.0 hours tutorial per day on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via blended.

Lecture Week: 06 - 07
One 3.0 hours lecture per day on weekdays during the day from week 06 to week 07 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Class presentation/workbook (2000 words)50
Essay (2000 words)50