English Literature III
Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
L-LIN/10 - ENGLISH LITERATURE
Language of instruction
I semestre dal Oct 1, 2015 al Jan 9, 2016.
The course will deal with Shakespeare and mass media, particularly film, advertising and musical theatre in order to explore the contemporary cultural significance of Shakespeare.
W.SHAKESPEARE, Othello, (any edition with a good critical introduction)
W.SHAKESPEARE, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, (any edition with a good critical introduction)
W.SHAKESPEARE, The Tempest, (any edition with a good critical introduction)
W.SHAKESPEARE, Romeo and Juliet, (any edition with a good critical introduction)
B) CRITICAL TEXTS:
- Robert Shaughnessy, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare and Popular Culture, Cambridge University Press, 2007
- A. R. Braunmuller, Michael Hattaway, The Cambridge Companion to English Renaissance Drama, Cambridge University Press, 1990.
C) Andrew Sanders, The Short Oxford History of English Literature, (from its origins to 1642).
The lessons will be in English. The exam will be an oral discussion in English on the texts in the program. Students have to prepare parts A,B.C. Students who cannot attend the lessons must get in touch with both professors.