English, Drama & Film - Writing & Performance in the Age of Shakespeare - Renaissance Literature

University College Dublin


Course Name English, Drama & Film - Writing & Performance in the Age of Shakespeare - Renaissance Literature
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code ENG20450
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
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Course Fee Fees 2019-20

Audit €350 per module (interest only).
Credit €500 per module (including assessment).

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Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Recommendations:
Successful completion of Literature in Context 1 is recommended for this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Renaissance Literature (ENG30010)
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Course Content

Expand+Autumn 2019: Semester 1

ENG20450 Writing and Performance in the Age of Shakespeare: Renaissance Literature
Academic Year 2019/2020

This module is designed as an introduction to the writing of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. Reading Shakesp...

Subjects Taught Indicative Module Content:
Module content will derive primarily from the Norton Anthology of English Literature (The Sixteenth Century/Early Seventeenth Century volume).

Indicative (but *provisional*) content includes:
Thomas More, Utopia
Marlowe, Dr Faustus
Shakespeare, Twelfth Night
Shakespeare, Henry V
Sonnets and poems by Edmund Spenser, Philip Sidney, Mary Sidney, Aemilia Lanyer, John Donne, George Herbert, Queen Elizabeth, Christopher Marlowe, John Milton.
Number of Credits 5
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