Staging Race in Early Modern England|
Spring 2009 not offered
This course aims to historicize interrelated conceptions of race, complexion, the humoral body, gender, and sexuality, and their relation to religious, ethnic, and cultural identity as they are staged in early modern English drama.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENGL)(ENGL-Literature)(FGSS)(THEA)
Shakespeare, THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, OTHELLO, THE TEMPEST
Ben Jonson, THE MASQUE OF BLACKNESS
Christopher Marlow, THE JEW OF MALTA
Elizabeth Cary, THE TRAGEDY OF MARIAM, FAIR QUEEN OF JEWRY
Thomas Harriot, A BRIEF AND TRUE REPORT OF THE NEW FOUND LAND OF VIRGINIA
Richard Hakluyt, THE PRINCIPLE NAVIGATIONS
John Leo, A GEOGRAPHICAL HISTORY OF AFRICA
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Assignments include an annotated bibliography, oral presentation and a final research project utilizing Olin Library's Special Collections.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course meets the English Department's pre-1800 requirement, and also carries a research option that fulfills the research requirement for English majors wishing to write an honors thesis.
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