SHAKESPEARE AND THE MOVING IMAGE

CRA2SMI

2021

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 be involved in the screening of 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 Richard III.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRob Conkie

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesLectures, seminars, tutorials, analysis of secondary reading, workshops, class presentations and essay writing

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must have completed 15 credit points of Level one subjects

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsCRA3SMI

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Much Ado About Nothing

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorWilliam Shakespeare

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Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPenguin

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Macbeth

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorWilliam Shakespeare

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPenguin

ISBNN/A

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Romeo and Juliet

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorWilliam Shakespeare

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPenguin

ISBNN/A

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Richard III

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorWilliam Shakespeare

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPenguin

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

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The Taming of the Shrew

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorWilliam Shakespeare

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPenguin

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

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Other descriptionN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Contrast Shakespeare's plays in relation to their treatment in film/TV.
02. Demonstrate knowledge about adaptation especially in relation to plays and screen.
03. Demonstrate skills in writing about thematic, conceptual, and structural aspects of early modern drama and its modern manifestations.
04. Understand some useful critical approaches to the plays and their adaptations.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, LTU Term 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRob Conkie

Class requirements

Independent ResearchWeek: 2 - 7
Six 1.00 hour independent research per study period on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via online.

LectureWeek: 2 - 7
Six 3.00 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via blended.

SeminarWeek: 2 - 7
Four 2.00 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Class presentation/workbook (equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Essay (2000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

On line test (equivalent to 1000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2