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English Literature (ENG)
118 Prince Lucien Campbell, 541-346-3911
English
College of Arts & Sciences
Course Data
  ENG 207   Shakespeare >1 4.00 cr.
The major plays in chronological order with emphasis on the early and middle plays through "Hamlet."
Grading Options: Graded for Majors; Optional for all other students
Instructor: Dawson BE-mail Office:   473 PLC
Phone:   (541) 346-3962
 
  CRN Avail Max Time Day Location Instructor Notes

Lecture

12130 13 50 1400-1520 tr 242 GER Dawson B  

Final Exam:

1230-1430 r 12/07 242 GER
 
Associated Sections

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16892 8 25 0900-0950 f 199 ESL Filo G  

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16893 5 25 1000-1050 f 199 ESL Filo G  
Academic Deadlines
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September 24:   Process a complete drop (100% refund, no W recorded)
October 1:   Drop this course (100% refund, no W recorded)
October 1:   Process a complete drop (90% refund, no W recorded)
October 2:   Drop this course (75% refund, no W recorded; after this date, W's are recorded)
October 2:   Process a complete drop (75% refund, no W recorded; after this date, W's are recorded)
October 4:   Add this course
October 4:   Last day to change to or from audit
October 8:   Withdraw from this course (75% refund, W recorded)
October 15:   Withdraw from this course (50% refund, W recorded)
October 22:   Withdraw from this course (25% refund, W recorded)
November 12:   Withdraw from this course (0% refund, W recorded)
November 12:   Change grading option for this course
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Expanded Course Description
Students in ENG 207 read, discuss, and critique Shakespeare's major comedies and tragedies, covering the early plays through Hamlet. Plays may include, but are not limited to, A Mid-Summer Night's Dream, The Merchant of Venice, Henry IV (Part One), Richard II, Henry V, Julius Caesar, and Hamlet. Weekly readings and occasional screenings of plays demand a considerable investment of time and effort, in addition to which students will be asked to compose critical essays of varying length, totaling at least 8-10 pages. Both Shakespeare courses, ENG 207 and 208, introduce students to central questions in the study of dramatic art, as well as to issues pertaining more broadly to the study of literature in English. Students will leave these courses having read extensively from the works of one of the major writers of the western tradition, and they will have acquired interpretive, analytical, and communication skills that will aid them in their future coursework in English and other disciplines. ENG 207 satisfies the university's Group Requirement in the Arts and Letters category. ENG 207 and 208 may be taken as a chronological sequence or individually.
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