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English Literature (ENG)
118 Prince Lucien Campbell, 541-346-3911
English
College of Arts & Sciences
Course Data
  ENG 208   Shakespeare >1 4.00/4.00 cr.
The major plays in chronological order with emphasis on the later plays beginning with "Twelfth Night."
Grading Options: Graded for Majors; Optional for all other students
Instructor: Pyle FE-mailHomepage Office:   270 PLC
Phone:   (541) 346-3928
 
  CRN Avail Max Time Day Location Instructor Notes
  26545 40 40 1200-1250 mwf 360 CON Pyle F  
Academic Deadlines
Deadline     Last day to:
January 5:   Process a complete drop (100% refund, no W recorded)
January 11:   Drop this course (100% refund, no W recorded; after this date, W's are recorded)
January 11:   Process a complete drop (90% refund, no W recorded; after this date, W's are recorded)
January 12:   Process a complete withdrawal (90% refund, W recorded)
January 12:   Withdraw from this course (100% refund, W recorded)
January 13:   Add this course
January 15:   Last day to change to or from audit
January 19:   Process a complete withdrawal (75% refund, W recorded)
January 19:   Withdraw from this course (75% refund, W recorded)
January 26:   Process a complete withdrawal (50% refund, W recorded)
January 26:   Withdraw from this course (50% refund, W recorded)
February 2:   Process a complete withdrawal (25% refund, W recorded)
February 2:   Withdraw from this course (25% refund, W recorded)
February 23:   Withdraw from this course (0% refund, W recorded)
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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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