SHAKESPEARE AND THE MOVING IMAGE

CRA3SMI

2015

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.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPaul Salzman

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 45 credit points of 2nd year English or 45 credit points of 2nd year Drama or 45 credit points of 2nd year Media: Screen + Sound subjects

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects CRA2SMI

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Learn how to analyse plays in relation to their adaptation

Activities:
class presentations, lectures, seminars

02. Learn how to write about thematic, conceptual, and structural aspects of eary modern drama and its modern manifestations.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, seminars, essay writing.

03. Understand Shakespeare's plays in relation to their treatment in film/TV

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials, workshops.

04. Understand critical aproaches to the plays and their adaptations,

Activities:
Lectures, seminars, tutorials, analysis of secondary reading.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City, 2015, Week 06-07, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul Salzman

Class requirements

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.

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.

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 hours online during weeks 6 and 7"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Class presentation/workbook (2000 words)50 01, 02, 03
Essay (2000 words)50 01, 02, 03, 04