SHAKESPEARE, REALISM AND ROMANCE

ENG2SRR

2014

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.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMike Nolan

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 15 credit points of first-year English or HUS1PWR

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects EN2SCB; EN3SCB; ENG3SRR

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
ReadingsMuch ado about nothing,PrescribedShakespeare, W.PENGUIN
ReadingsPericlesPrescribedShakespeare, W.PENGUIN
ReadingsThe roaring girl,PrescribedMiddleton, T. and Rowley, T.NEW MERMAIDS
ReadingsThree comedies - The alchemist,PrescribedJonson, B.PENGUIN

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Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMike Nolan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Assignment One (Research) 1000 words30
Assignment Two (Essay) 2000 words50
Online Exercises (5x200 words) 1000 words20

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMike Nolan

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Assignment One (Research) 1000 words30
Assignment Two (Essay) 2000 words50
Online Exercises (5x200 words) 1000 words20

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMike Nolan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Assignment One (Research) 1000 words30
Assignment Two (Essay) 2000 words50
Online Exercises (5x200 words) 1000 words20

Mildura, 2014, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMike Nolan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Assignment One (Research) 1000 words30
Assignment Two (Essay) 2000 words50
Online Exercises (5x200 words) 1000 words20

Shepparton, 2014, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMike Nolan

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Assignment One (Research) 1000 words30
Assignment Two (Essay) 2000 words50
Online Exercises (5x200 words) 1000 words20