Year 3 Course Syllabus

 

ENGL 332 Syllabus, Fall 2016, M/W 3:00-4:15 PM                         Jonathan P. Lamb, Professor

 

A. 22.  Introductions; course policies; how to read a Shakespeare play

     24.  The Merchant of Venice, Acts 1-2

 

     29.  The Merchant of Venice, Acts 3-5; quiz

     31.  The Merchant of Venice; Newman (BB)    9/2 - Short Assignment 1 due (rhetorical analysis)

 

S.    5.  No class: Labor Day                           

       7.  Henry IV, Part One; quiz

 

     12.  Henry IV, Part One; Greenblatt, "General Introduction," 44-74

     14.  Henry IV, Part One                                9/16 - Short Assignment 2 due (rhetorical analysis)

 

     19.  Henry V; quiz

     21.  Henry V; Syme, "The Theater of Shakespeare's Time," 93-118

 

     26.  No class                                              

     28.  Henry V                                               9/30 - Short Assignment 3 due (rhetorical analysis)

 

O.   3.  No class; Ellen Mackay lecture

       5.  As You Like It; quiz                             

 

     10.  No class: Fall Break

     12.  As You Like It; Marcus (BB)

 

     17.  Library Day!                                       

     19.  As You Like It                                      10/21 - Short Assignment 4 due (article abstract)

 

     24.  Hamlet; quiz

     26.  Hamlet; McMullan and Gossett, "General Textual Introduction," 75-84

 

     31.  Spencer library; Thompson (BB)

N.   2.  Hamlet                                                  10/4 - Short Assignment 5 due (article abstract)

 

       7.  Othello; quiz

       9.  Othello

 

     14.  Othello; Smith/Neill (BB)

     16.  Othello                                                  11/18 - Short Assignment 6 due (rhetorical analysis)

 

     21.  The Winter's Tale; quiz

     23.  No class: Thanksgiving

 

     28.  The Winter's Tale

     30.  The Winter's Tale                                   12/2 - Short Assignment 7 due (students' choice!)

 

D.   5.  The Winter's Tale                                  

       7.  Last class day; review for final; concluding thoughts

 

Wednesday, December 14, 1:30-4:00 PM: Final Exam