SHAKESPEARE AND CONTEMPORARIES

ENG3SAC

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will provide a broad study of various forms of tragedy and tragi-comedy in Shakespeare and in the drama of his age. Playwrights other than Shakespeare, such as Marlowe, Middleton and Rowley, will also be considered. Discussion of these plays will underpinned by some attention to their historical context, their importance to contemporary cultural consciousness and to current critical approaches. Delivery of the subject is online with one face-to-face seminar per campus during the semester.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMike Nolan

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesProviding tutorial experiences which enable each student to question, debate, explore.Topic specific readings provided in tutorials and lectures.On line tasks, formalised tutorial preparation, essay preparation.Workshop activities in tutorials.On line materials, use of on line discussion sessions.Lectures, supplementary on line material, written responses, extension activities.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have completed 15 credit points of second-year subject or with co-ordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsENG2SAC

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

Titus Andronicus

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorShakespeare, W.

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PublisherPENGUIN

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Doctor Faustus

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorMarlowe, C.

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PublisherOXFORD

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Othello

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorShakespeare, W.

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PublisherPENGUIN

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The Duchess of Malfi

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorWebster, J

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PublisherAny Edition

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Hamlet

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorShakespeare, W.

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPENGUIN

ISBNN/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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Articulate an understanding and appreciation of critical and textual matters
02. Develop and utilise a coherent critical framework
03. Initiate and engage productively in research activities and to display an awareness of relevant critical and theoretical paradigms
04. Respond positively in group situations and to contribute effectively to group outcomes
05. Develop an appreciation of and facility with a range of communication strategies
06. Developed critical appreciation of issues and concerns associated with Early Modern texts and the ability to create effective and informed written analysis

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