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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Peter Groves


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).


Two seminar papers (1500 words): 30%
Essay (2500 words): 30%
Essay (3500 words): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Peter Groves

Contact hours

2 hours (1 lecture and 1 tutorial) per week