English 123. Shakespeare, The Early Plays

Instructor: Marjorie Garber
Terms: Fall Term

Mondays & Wednesdays, 11 am-12 pm | Location: Boylston 110

The early comedies, tragedies, and histories, considered in the context of the origins of the English stage and the conventions of Elizabethan drama. Particular attention paid to Shakespeare’s development as a dramatist, and to poetic expression, thematic design, stagecraft, and character portrayal in plays.

Note: Formerly AIU 55. 

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