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This paper is taught through face-to-face lectures and tutorials. There are two lectures each week, each of 50 minutes duration. Students should also attend one tutorial per week (also of 50 minutes duration). Tutorial groups will be organised as soon as possible after the first lecture and will begin in the second week of classes. All course information, assessment information, lecture slides, and links to useful resources will be available through Moodle.
Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:
Achieve the following skills
Linked to the following assessments:
- understand the tropes and genres used by Shakespeare and his contemporaries
- describe how the media of printed text and live performance shapes the impact of works by Shakespeare and his contemporaries
- research and understand Renaissance vocabulary, tropes and concepts
- concisely describe research findings and apply them to the interpretation of Renaissance texts
- make effective presentations of material, either for oral delivery or in digital formats, and concisely report on these group activities.
Students are expected to complete all assessment modules for the completion of this paper.
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.
Error: Assessment components must add up to 100%
At least one Assessment Component needs to be entered
|Component Description||Due Date||Time||Percentage of overall mark||Submission Method||Compulsory|
|1. Short text exercise: vocabulary and tropes||
27 Jul 2018
|2. Scene analysis||
17 Aug 2018
|3. Tutorial Presentation||
|4. Research Essay||
23 Oct 2018
Required and Recommended Readings*
Shakespeare: Richard the Third
Shakespeare: As You Like It
[Bennetts will stock both plays. The Library holds many copies, and many editions of The Complete Works. They are also easily available online.]
Marlowe: Dr. Faustus [this will be in the course pack and in the Reading Lists]
Anon. Arden of Faversham [this will be in the course pack and in the Reading Lists]
[Other essential readings, poetry and prose will be in the course pack and the Reading Lists]
There are many printed, digital, visual and audiovisual resources for this paper. The most useful of these will be indicated as we deal with each topic
The Library has good dvd versions of Richard the Third, As You Like It and Faustus. The streaming services Kanopy and ETV the Library subscribes to have many resources available also.
There is an online Moodle community for this course. Moodle can be accessed via iWaikato. Lecture presentations, tutorial exercises, assignment details, important dates and the paper outline are all available from this site.
Linkages to Other Papers*
Restricted papers: ENGL202, ENGL303