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Summer 2020


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English Literature (ENG)
118 Prince Lucien Campbell, 541-346-3911
College of Arts & Sciences
Course Data
  ENG 208   Shakespeare >1 4.00 cr.
The major plays in chronological order with emphasis on the later plays beginning with "Twelfth Night."
Grading Options: Optional; see degree guide or catalog for degree requirements
See CRN for CommentsPrereqs/Comments: Cancelled 6/10 lmp
Course Materials
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  43569 cancelled tba tba tba tba !
Academic Deadlines
Deadline     Last day to:
June 24:   Add this course
June 24:   Drop this course (100% refund, no W recorded)
June 25:   Last day to change to or from audit
June 27:   Withdraw from this course (75% refund, W recorded)
June 29:   Withdraw from this course (50% refund, W recorded)
July 1:   Withdraw from this course (25% refund, W recorded)
July 9:   Withdraw from this course (0% refund, W recorded)
July 9:   Change grading option for this course
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Expanded Course Description
Students in ENG 208 read, discuss, and critique Shakespeare's major comedies and tragedies, Twelfth Night through the end of Shakespeare's career. Plays may include, but are not limited to, Twelfth Night, Measure for Measure, King Lear, Macbeth, Anthony and Cleopatra, The Tempest, and Othello. 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 208 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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