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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures : Lifelong Learning (LLC)

Undergraduate Course: Shakespeare's Roman Plays (LLLG07025)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Literatures, Languages and Cultures CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThis is a for-credit course offered by the Office of Lifelong Learning (OLL); only students registered with OLL should be enrolled.

Politics, violence, republicanism, stoic virtue: all this and more in Shakespeare┐s Roman plays. Shakespeare was fascinated by ancient Rome throughout all his creative life. We will study versions of 'Titus Andronicus' (1593), 'Julius Caesar' (1599), 'Antony and Cleopatra' (1606-7), and his final study of Roman culture, 'Coriolanus' (1607) using class discussion and DVD extracts.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
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Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course the students should be able to:
┐ demonstrate a fuller appreciation of Shakespeare┐s language
┐ explain the concepts and structures of a ┐Roman┐ play
┐ discuss what ancient Rome meant to Shakespeare and his contemporaries
┐ evaluate adaptations and stagings of Shakespeare
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Caroline Bamford
Tel: (0131 6)50 4322
Email: Caroline.Bamford@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Diane Mcmillan
Tel: (0131 6)50 6912
Email: D.McMillan@ed.ac.uk
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