ENGL 255C
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A study of representative works by William Shakespeare. Selections are chosen from histories, comedies, and tragedies. Students are introduced to the social and cultural characteristics of the Early Modern Period, to the biography of the author, and to various issues surrounding the life and works. No previous knowledge of Shakespeare is assumed. (Prerequisite: successful completion of ENGL 101 or equivalent and an introductory level literature course are highly recommended.)