English Literature III
Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
L-LIN/10 - ENGLISH LITERATURE
I semestre dal Oct 4, 2010 al Jan 15, 2011.
“The trial scenes in some Renaissance tragedies”
The course aims at pointing out some of the many legal elements that are present in most Elizabethan plays. In particular it will be focussed on the trial scenes in three Shakespearean plays.
W.Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice (any edition)
W.Shakespeare, Measure for Measure
D.Carpi ed, Shakespeare and the Law, Ravenna, Longo, 2003
D.Carpi, “Diritto e letteratura”, in Pòlemos, diritto e cultura, 2/2007
P.Raffield and G.Watt, Shakespeare and the Law, Oxford and Portland, Oregon, Hart publishing, 2008.
P.Bertinetti, Storia della Letteratura Inglese, vol.I, Einaudi, 2000.
It will be an oral discussion on all the texts in the program.