Readings and Schedule

Submitted by Peter Berek on Friday, 11/11/2011, at 12:23 PM

 

 

Updated 11/11/11: subject to change

     

 Week of Monday

 

 

Sept 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tu

Introduction: Versions of Shakespeare, versions of studying Shakespeare

 

 

 

 

Th

Titus Andronicus

 

 

 

  Sept 12

 

 

 

Tu

Titus Andronicus. Film, Titus, dir. Julie Taymor. On-line reserve.

 

 

 

 

Th

Titus Andronicus Writing Exercise Due

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 Sept 19

 

 

 

Tu

A Midsummer Night's Dream

 

 

 

 

Th

A Midsummer Night's Dream  Film: A Midsummer Night's Dream, dir. Max Reinhardt and William Dieterle. Warner Bros., 1935. 143 min. On-line reserve.

Presentation: Cassandra Farnow, Julia Newman, Peter Smith

 Sept 26

 

 

 

Tu

Henry IV, Part 1

 

 

 

 

Th

Henry IV, Part 1  Video: Henry IV, Part I dir. David Giles, BBC Shakespeare, 1979. 147 min. On-line reserve.

Oct 3

 

 

 

Tu

Henry IV, Part 1

Presentation: Kate Sisk, Jenna Troop, Nathan Vass
 

 

 

 

 

Th

As You Like It

 Oct 10

 

 [Sat-Tuesday Fall Break]

 

Tu

No class--Fall Break

 

 

 

 

Th

As You Like It  Video, BBC As You Like It, On-line reserve.


 

Oct 17

 

 

 

Tu

Hamlet

 

 

 

 

Th

Hamlet   Film, Hamlet,  dir Gregory Doran, with David Tennant and Patrick Stewart. RSC, 2009, 182 min. On-line reserve.

Presentation: Micah Conti, Kayla White, Najela Gill, Kevin McKenna

 

 

 

Oct 24

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tu

Hamlet Paper One Due


 


 

 

 

 

Th

Othello

Oct 31

 

 

 

Tu

Othello.

Film, Othello, dir. Oliver Parker, with Laurence Fishburne, 1996. 124 min. On-line reserve.

 


 

 

 

 

Th

 Othello

 

Nov 7

 

 

     

 

Tu

King Lear. Read "The Tragedy of King Lear," the 1623 folio text, on the right-hand page in The Norton Shakespeare while glancing at "The History of King Lear" (1608) on the left-hand page.

Presentation on Othello: Andy Dirks, Brianda Reyes, Annie Fox

 

 

 Wednesday, November 9, 7PM, Merrill 220. Screening of  King Lear,  dir. Grigori Kozintsev, 1969. 140 minutes.

 

Th

King Lear 

Film, King Lear,  dir. Grigori Kozintsev, 1969. 140 minutes. On-line reserve and screening TBA.


 


Nov 14

 

 

 

Tu

King Lear

Presentation: Nick Fowler, Jessica Taylor, Rishabh Parikh, Mark Roh

 

 

 

 

Th

 King Lear 

Nov 21

 

        Thanksgiving Recess, Sat Nov 19-Sun Nov 27. Read Cymbeline during break.

 

 

 

 Nov 28

 M

 

 

Tu

Antony and Cleopatra (at least first two acts)

 

 

 

 

Th

Antony and Cleopatra Video, Antony and Cleopatra, dir. Jonathan Miller, 1981 [171 minutes], on-line reserve.


 Dec 5

 

 

 

Tu

 Cymbeline

 

 

 

 

Th

Cymbeline. Video, Cymbeline, BBC Shakespeare, on-line reserve. Paper Two due Friday, Dec. 9, 5 PM, in instructor's Johnson Chapel mailbox.


 


 Dec 12

 

 

 

Tu

Summary and Conclusions

 

 

Classes End Wednesday, Dec 14
Reading Period Thursday, Dec. 16 through Saturday, Dec. 17.
Final Examinations Sunday, Dec. 18-Thursday, Dec.  22.

 

Taking Notes