Shakespeare: The History Plays (LIT2214.01)

Annabel Davis-Goff

We will read and watch seven of Shakespeare history plays (two Roman and five English). We will examine the historical background of each play, the sources from which Shakespeare drew his material, and a range of critical responses to the plays. Classes will also include discussion, written responses, and student recitals of selected scenes or speeches. Students will write two essays.

Prerequisites: None.
Credits: 4
F 2:10pm - 6:00pm
Maximum Enrollment: 20
Course Frequency:
This course is categorized as 2000, All courses, Annabel Davis-Goff, Four Credit, Literature, Tuesday and/or Friday Afternoons.