This unit provides opportunity to study a selection of Shakespearean plays and their stage and screen performance afterlives. Starting from a close consideration of Shakespeare's dramatic language, the unit will consider the multiple possibilites the plays offer for realization in performance. Students will explore a range of issues associated with the development of Shakespeare's scripts for performance, such as the differences between stage and screen adaptation, the relationship between Shakespeare's language and the visual language of film, and the ways in which Shakespeare adaptations reflect changing cultural perspectives and preoccupations.
|Unit name||Shakespeare: Page, Stage and Screen|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law & Education
School of Humanities
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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25 pts of Introductory level English Units if completing the major.
25 pts at Introdcutory level in any discipline in any faculty if taking as an elective
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
HEA220, HEA320, HEA324, HEN310
Five contact hours fortnightly (13 wks)
Tutorial Participation and Exercises (20%); Explication (30%); Research Essay (50%)
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