Module QXE-3022:
Shakespeare and EM Literature

Module Facts

Run by School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics.

20 Credits or 10 ECTS Credits

Semester 1

Organiser: Prof Andrew Hiscock

Overall aims and purpose

This module offers third-year students the opportunity to explore in much greater depth their interests in Shakespeare and his contemporaries. As the semester unfolds, you will have the opportunity to study works in prose, poetry and drama, to discover unexpected examples of comedy, tragedy and satire and to consider the ways in which writing in the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century writing engages with, challenges and sometimes thwarts our expectations in the twenty-first century.

Course content

This module offers third-year students the opportunity to explore in much greater depth their interests in Shakespeare and his contemporaries. As the semester unfolds, you will have the opportunity to study works in prose, poetry and drama, to discover unexpected examples of comedy, tragedy and satire and to consider the ways in which writing in the sixteenth- and seventeenth-century writing engages with, challenges and sometimes thwarts our expectations in the twenty-first century.

Learning outcomes

Assessment Methods

Type Name Description Weight
EXAM 1.5 hour examination 45
INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATION Presentation and discussion 10
ESSAY 2,000 word essay 45

Teaching and Learning Strategy

Hours

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