The woods are the book we read over and over as children. Wyatt Townley

Fall 2016

ENG 663: Shakespeare Seminar

Dr. Ben Lockerd

ENG 663 Shakespeare

Text: The Complete Pelican Shakespeare, ed. Stephen Orgel

Shakespearean Romance. Our focus will be on the romance genre. We will read romantic comedies and the romances (or tragic-comedies) Shakespeare wrote at the end of his career.  The course will also include two tragedies which might be described as romantic tragedies. The following is a tentative list of plays to be covered:

  • The Menaechmi, by Plautus
  • Comedy of Errors
  • The Taming of the the Shrew
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Much Ado About Nothing
  • As You Like It
  • Twelfth Night
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • King Lear
  • Pericles
  • Cymbeline
  • The Winter's Tale
  • The Tempest




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