Introduction to Shakespeare

Course Number: ENGL 15
Prerequisites: None
General Education Areas Fulfilled: Writing Requirement, GE Area G Requirement
Catalog Course Entry: ENGL 15
Quarter: Fall 2010
Instructor: Fumerton, Patricia
Day(s): TR
Time: 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Location: GIRV 1004
Description:

We will study five representative plays of Shakespeare's career in conjunction with film adaptations of the works. The five plays are The Taming of the Shrew, Richard II, The Merchant of Venice, Hamlet, and The Winter’s Tale. Class time includes film screenings and post-screening discussions. Requirements: a quiz after each play studied (the best 4 out of 5 scores will be counted), a final exam, two written papers, and i-clicker participation (an i-clicker is required on the first day of class).

Note: There is also a required film screening scheduled for R 500-650 in GIRV 1004.

You can sign up on a wait list for this course at: https://waitlist.ucsb.edu/