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ENG 445

Shakespeare, as seen through the centuries…

ENG 445: William Shakespeare

Summer 2 (3-week intensive, 7/3/17 – 7/21/17)

Although we may think of Shakespeare as an author of early modern England, he is the most adapted author on film and television in the world. Shakespeare’s plays, then, offer a pivotal point in understanding both early modern England and contemporary culture. In this course, we will examine some of the most popular and innovative Shakespearean plays, including Hamlet, King Lear, Henry V, and Much Ado About Nothing.

Fulfills the general education requirement: DL

About the Instructor
Steven Holmes has taught courses on Shakespeare & Film, Visual Culture, and Romance. He is currently writing on post-apocalyptic discourse, including post-apocalyptic appropriations of Shakespearean texts.

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Term Dates

  • Summer 1
    May 21 – June 29, 2018
  • Summer 2
    July 2 – August 10, 2018
  • Varied Date Courses
    Class schedules vary between May 21 – August 10, 2018

  • Registration Dates
    UHM Seniors
    March 13
    UHM Continuing
    March 14
    New or Visiting
    March 20

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