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Acting Shakespeare

ENGL 236.401
crosslisted as: THAR 236
TR 12-1:30 pm
fulfills requirements:
Sector 1: Theory and Poetics of the Standard Major
Sector 3: Early Literature to 1660 of the Standard Major
Cross Cultural Requirement of the College's General Education Curriculum

Through specialized readings, writing 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 narrative source material, modes of defining and presenting the "worlds" of the plays, and the use of theatrical practice to establish authoritative text.

 Fulfills Cross Cultural Analysis requirement for the College.