Courses: Topics in Shakespeare-Shakespeare on Film (ENGLB324001)

Fall 2008

Class Number: 1219
Explores dynamic engagement with Shakespeare’s plays by gifted
filmmakers—adaptations from European experimental film to television
newscasts, documentary, rock video and computer games. Delves into
adaptation and reception in film, television, and performance studies.
Readings include Macbeth, Titus Andronicus, Hamlet, King Lear,
Othello, and The Winter’s Tale, contemporary scholarship on
Shakespeare, film, and adaptation. Screenings include Scotland, PA,
Titus, Hamlet, Lear, The King is Alive, and Looking for Richard.
Prerequisites: Course-work on Shakepeare’s plays and a course in film.
Please note: Sunday afternoon screenings are required. Counts toward
Film Studies Minor. Enrollment limited to 18 students.

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1219 Div: III


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Meeting Times

T 1:00pm-4:00pm,SU 3:00pm-6:00pm