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HS Tragicomedy : Schedule

Course Schedule (draft) ^top

14-04-15
Preliminaries:
organisation
introduction, historical context
21-04-15
Tragicomedy: a generic introduction
early modern law - a brief overview
28-04-15
William Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice 1
postcolonialism
gender
05-05-15
William Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice 2
the trial scene
12-05-15
William Shakespeare: Measure for Measure 1
disguise
19-05-15
William Shakespeare: Measure for Measure 2
the ruler + society
James I
02-06-15
Francis Beaumont + John Fletcher: Philaster, or Love Lies a-Bleeding
Fletcherian tragicomedy
cross-dressing + identity
09-06-15
Thomas Middleton: The Witch 1
early modern witchcraft
16-06-15
Thomas Middleton: The Witch 2
politics of the early modern stage
23-06-15
Philip Massinger, Thomas Middleton + William Rowley: The Old Law 1
family structures
30-06-15
Philip Massinger, Thomas Middleton + William Rowley: The Old Law 2
'old laws' + 'new laws' - early modern legal system
07-07-15
Philip Massinger: The Bondman
courtship + (unruly) society
14-07-15
Some Conclusions...
open questions


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