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This course aims at introducing Shakespeare the dramatist to the students. Students are encouraged to investigate the historical context within which Shakespeare’s plays were produced. Moreover, class discussions will focus on contemporary approaches to reading Shakespeare’s plays. The course is also interested in Shakespeare’s interrogation of gender, colonialism, class and identity during the Early Modern period. The course briefly considers performance history and contemporary adaptations of Shakespeare’s works.

Academic Year

2012/2013, 2013/2014, 2014/2015, 2015/2016, 2016/2017


Study Plan Shakespeare Spring 2017.pdf    
Created at 3/10/2015 8:57 AM by Yousef Awad
Last modified at 2/23/2017 9:38 AM by Yousef Awad