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HS Jacobean Tragedy : Course Schedule

Course Schedule ^top

19-10-11
organisation
introduction: Thomas Kyd, The Spanish Tragedy
26-10-11
William Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus 1:
revenge tragedy
02-11-11
William Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus 2:
gender + violence
09-11-11
theory:
Georges Bataille: taboo + transgression
Mary Douglas: taboo + pollution
16-11-11
John Marston, Antonio's Revenge 1:
traditional approaches
intertextuality
23-11-11
John Marston, Antonio's Revenge 2:
cannibalism, sensationalism... and morality?
30-11-11
Thomas Middleton, The Revenger's Tragedy 1:
anatomy
necrophilia
07-12-11
Thomas Middleton, The Revenger's Tragedy 2:
Antonin Artaud: the theatre of cruelty
14-12-11
John Webster, The White Devil 1:
gender + sexuality
21-12-11
John Webster, The White Devil 2:
legal discourses
11-01-12
Francis Beaumont + John Fletcher, The Maid's Tragedy 1:
unruly bodies
18-01-12
Francis Beaumont + John Fletcher, The Maid's Tragedy 2:
politics: tyrant vs. king
25-01-12
Thomas Middleton, Women, Beware Women 1:
anticourt drama
01-02-12
Thomas Middleton, Women, Beware Women 2:
guest speaker: Dr. Lena Steveker (Saarland University)
08-02-12
Thomas Middleton, Women, Beware Women 3
open questions, conclusion


Expert Groups ^top

16-11-11
expert group 1: John Marston, Antonio's Revenge 1
23-11-11
expert group 2: John Marston, Antonio's Revenge 1
30-11-11
expert group 3: Thomas Middleton, The Revenger's Tragedy 1
07-12-11
expert group 4: Thomas Middleton, The Revenger's Tragedy 2
14-12-11
expert group 5: John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi 1
21-12-11
expert group 6: John Webster, The White Devil 2
11-01-12
expert group 7: Francis Beaumont + John Fletcher, The Maid's Tragedy 1
18-01-12
expert group 8: Francis Beaumont + John Fletcher, The Maid's Tragedy 2