Shakespeare and his time, 7.5 credits
Level: First level 1
Department: Department of Languages
Course code: 1EN121
Subjects: Comparative Literature, English
21 Jan -
Study pace: Part time/Mixed (day/afternoon/evening and/or weekend)
Semester: Spring 2013. Find course start
Selection: credits 100%.
Contact person: Per Sivefors, per.sivefors_AT_lnu.se
Last application date: 15 Oct, 2012
Syllabus: Syllabus (PDF)
Application code: LNU-U5423
Prerequisites: General entry requirements and English B. (Field-specific entry requirement 2 with exemption from the relevant C-language course B/level 3)
The course gives a basic introduction to the works and times of William Shakespeare. Special weight is given to differences in perspectives between then and now, how and why Shakespeare has become the world’s most famous dramatist and how his texts could be understood from an early modern social and literary context.