Shakespeare in His Time and Ours

Shakespeare occupies an iconic position in English literature and acquaintance with his plays is expected of the informed reader. This module offers an introduction to a representative range of Shakespeare's works. It approaches them through genre and the informing background of English Renaissance history, culture, and politics. By the end of the module, students will have a good understanding of the major themes of Shakespeare’s plays and the milieu within which he wrote and performed.

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