Critical Studies in Literature and Society

CAS EN 465

Topic for Fall 2015: Modernity/Shakespeare/Film. Filmed adaptations of Shakespeare in contrasting "Renaissance" and contemporary styles. How is the past imagined? What are the functions of nostalgia? How is modernity represented? Plays read alongside multiple films as well as theories of performance, reception, and visual pleasure. Also offered as CAS CI 465.

Note that this information may change at any time. Please visit the Student Link for the most up-to-date course information.