EL2097 - Remaking Shakespeare
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Arts, Society & Education
This subject is a hands-on introduction to William Shakespeare and his dynamic role
in our cultures and societies - from the sixteenth century to today. It will explore
how Shakespeare has shaped us and how we continue to 'remake' Shakespeare through
learning, performance, and adaptations. Students will learn how to engage with and
critically analyse Shakespeare's sonnets and plays, as well as theatrical productions,
films, and creative adaptations. The subject delves into Shakespeare's early modern
historical and theatrical context as well as his relevance across changing societies
and cultures. Students will have the opportunity to complete creative assessment to
build digital literacy skills, including blogs/vlogs, podcasts, and creative responses
to theatre/film. This subject encourages students to explore the role of Shakespeare
in our culture, and the role of our cultures and societies in remaking Shakespeare.
- demonstrate critical thinking and close reading skills in analysis of literary and
- investigate and analyse texts within both their historical contexts and changing sociocultural
- evaluate and critique the adaptation of Shakespearean texts across diverse media;
- integrate critical and creative knowledge and formulate arguments clearly and effectively
in oral, digital and written communication.
- tutorial attendance and participation (20%)
- essays (50%)
- assignments (30%).
|It is highly recommended that students have completed EL1008 and EL1009 before enrolling
in this subject.
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