[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Home Monash Info News and Events Campuses and Faculties Monash University
Monash University Handbooks


Drama of the Age of Shakespeare (12 points)


Leader: Philip Ayres

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Shakespeare's plays and plays by the most outstanding of his contemporaries. Each work is studied in its theatrical, political and philosophical contexts. Shakespeare's varying reception across the centuries. Transformations of Shakespeare into other media (eg into grand opera: Verdi, Otello, on film).

Assessment: Two seminar papers (1500 words): 15% each + Essay (2500 words): 30% + Essay (3500 words): 40%

Contact Hours: 2 hours (1 lecture and 1 tutorial) per week

Help | Contacts | Site Map | Staff Directory | Search