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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is in essence concerned with Shakespearean comedy in relation to issues of gender, status and politics. A broad selection of early and late Shakespeare is studied.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPaul Salzman

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in either AHA Bachelor of Arts Honours or AHCA Bachelor of Creative Arts Honours, should have passed ENG3HSA or equivalent.


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsA Midsummer Night's DreamPrescribedW. Shakespeare(ANY EDITION: OXFORD (OUP) PREFERRED.)
ReadingsAll's Well that Ends wellPrescribedShakespeare, W.(ANY EDITION: OXFORD (OUP) PREFERRED.)
ReadingsAs you like itPrescribedShakespeare, W.(ANY EDITION: OXFORD (OUP) PREFERRED.)
ReadingsLove's labours lost,PrescribedShakespeare, W.(ANY EDITION: OXFORD (OUP) PREFERRED)
ReadingsMeasure for measurePrescribedShakespeare, W.(ANY EDITION: OXFORD (OUP) PREFERRED.)
ReadingsRomeo and JulietPrescribedShakespeare, W.(ANY EDITION: OXFORD (OUP) PREFERRED.)
ReadingsTaming of the shrewPrescribedShakespeare, W.(ANY EDITION: OXFORD (OUP) PREFERRED.)
ReadingsTwelfth nightPrescribedShakespeare, W.(ANY EDITION: OXFORD (OUP) PREFERRED.)
ReadingsTwo gentlemen of VeronaPrescribedShakespeare, W.(ANY EDITION: OXFORD (OUP) PREFERRED.)
ReadingsThe TempestPreliminaryW Shakespeare(ANY EDITION: OXFORD (OUP) PREFERRED.)

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