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Stage Shakespeare

ENGL 236.401
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TR 12-1:30

Prerequisite: Theatre 120 OR 121 (or their equivalent) Through specialized readings, written assignments, and in-class acting exercises, the class will develop methods of interpreting Shakespeare's plays through theatrical practice. Topics include Shakespeare's use of soliloquy, two-and-three person scenes, the dramatic presentation of narratives source material, modes of defining and presenting the "worlds" of the plays, and the use of theatrical practice to establish authoritative texts. Regular writing assignments, plus two mid-term papers and a final written project.