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Salem, Oregon 97301
A study of plays by Shakespeare, representing development through his dramatic career as well as across genres of comedy, tragedy, and history. Attention to questions of form, genre, sources, and theatrical practice; to the role of the theatre in early modern English culture and politics; to recurring cultural, historical, and political issues the plays engage; to the history of Shakespeare as a cultural artifact.
Prerequisite: A 100- or 200-level English course in literature