DRE221Y5 • Shakespeare

Description

A study of about twelve plays by Shakespeare, representing the different periods of his career and the different genres he worked in (comedy, history, tragedy). Such plays as: Romeo and Juliet; A Midsummer Night's Dream; Richard II; Henry IV, parts I and II; Henry V; Twelfth Night; Measure for Measure; Hamlet; King Lear; Antony and Cleopatra; The Tempest. The course provides an in-depth theatre-historical and practical introduction to Shakespeare's work and gives students the opportunity to engage with a wide range of approaches to the staging of his plays.

Prerequisites
DRE121H5 or ENG121H5, and DRE122H5 or ENG122H5 Students who do not meet the prerequisite may petition the department in writing for approval to take the course. See the guidelines for written petitions on the department website.
Exclusions
Distribution Requirement
Humanities
Total Instructional Hours
48L/24T
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies