SHAKESPEARE AND CONTEMPORARIES

ENG3SAC

2020

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 isĀ online with one face-to-face seminar per campus during the semester.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMike Nolan

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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 subjects ENG2SAC

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsDoctor FaustusPrescribedMarlowe, C.OXFORD
ReadingsTitus AndronicusPrescribedShakespeare, W.PENGUIN
ReadingsHamletPrescribedShakespeare, W.PENGUIN
ReadingsOthelloPrescribedShakespeare, W.PENGUIN
ReadingsThe Duchess of MalfiPrescribedWebster, JAny Edition

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Articulate an understanding and appreciation of critical and textual matters

Activities:
Providing tutorial experiences which enable each student to question, debate, explore
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)

02. Develop and utilize a coherent critical framework

Activities:
Topic specific readings provided in tutorials and lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)

03. Initiate and engage productively in research activities and to display an awareness of relevant critical and theoretical paradigms

Activities:
On line tasks, formalised tutorial preparation, essay preparation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)

04. Respond positively in group situations and to contribute effectively to group outcomes

Activities:
Workshop activities in tutorials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)

05. Develop an appreciation of and facility with a range of communication strategies

Activities:
On line materials, use of on line discussion sessions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)

06. Developed critical appreciation of issues and concerns associated with Early Modern texts and the ability to create effective and informed written analysis

Activities:
Lectures, supplementary on line material, written responses, extension activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour,Study and Learning Skills)

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Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMike Nolan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"These classes are cross campus and are avaiable to all students. Lectures delivered on line"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 17
Seven 1.0 hours scheduled online class other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Seminar
One 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"I seminar per campus per semester. One off booking required"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay 1500 words40 01, 02, 03, 05, 06
Essay 2000 words50 01, 02, 03, 05, 06
Exercises 500 words5 x 100 word exercises10 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMike Nolan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"These classes are cross campus and are avaiable to all students. Lectures delivered on line"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 17
Seven 1.0 hours scheduled online class other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Seminar
One 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"I seminar per campus per semester. One off booking required"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay 1500 words40 01, 02, 03, 05, 06
Essay 2000 words50 01, 02, 03, 05, 06
Exercises 500 words5 x 100 word exercises10 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMike Nolan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"These classes are cross campus and are avaiable to all students. Lectures delivered on line"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 17
Seven 1.0 hours scheduled online class other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Seminar
One 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"I seminar per campus per semester. One off booking required"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay 1500 words40 01, 02, 03, 05, 06
Essay 2000 words50 01, 02, 03, 05, 06
Exercises 500 words5 x 100 word exercises10 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Mildura, 2020, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMike Nolan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"These classes are cross campus and are avaiable to all students. Lectures delivered on line"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 17
Seven 1.0 hours scheduled online class other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Seminar
One 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"I seminar per campus per semester. One off booking required"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay 1500 words40 01, 02, 03, 05, 06
Essay 2000 words50 01, 02, 03, 05, 06
Exercises 500 words5 x 100 word exercises10 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Shepparton, 2020, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMike Nolan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"These classes are cross campus and are avaiable to all students. Lectures delivered on line"

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 17
Seven 1.0 hours scheduled online class other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Seminar
One 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"I seminar per campus per semester. One off booking required"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Essay 1500 words40 01, 02, 03, 05, 06
Essay 2000 words50 01, 02, 03, 05, 06
Exercises 500 words5 x 100 word exercises10 02, 03, 04, 05, 06