Intensive reading, discussion, and (in some sections) viewing of plays from the comedy, tragedy, romance, and history genres.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesENGL 291 & ENGL 295; Either Engl 292 & 293, or Engl 294.
 NoteFor English majors and minors.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
 OfferedIndependent Study also.
 ProgramsContaining ENGL 382
Course Outcomes

Literary Contexts

Explain the historical and literary contexts, genres and themes, and ethical dimensions of Shakespeare's representative works.

Critical Reading Strategies

Develop reading strategies that explore how texts are constructed to present a set of arguments (historical, aesthetic, etc) and use those critical reading skills to interpret the texts' concerns and to trace interrelationships among them.

Secondary Scholarship

Develop familiarity with key secondary scholarship about and critical perspectives of Shakespeare's works.

Scholarly Research

Perform scholarly research on Shakespeare's works by identifying and evaluating primary and secondary sources, by formulating arguments conversant with these sources, and by articulating those arguments in formal academic writing.