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Course Description

Summer 2019 • Grade 8 and above • Literature Sequence

For reference only; see current year course listing for course availability and details.

Summer Shakespeare II

A second summer full of Shakespeare — we go through ten of the Bard's lesser-known plays, touching comedy, tragedy, history, and romance:

Comedy:
* Love’s Labour’s Lost
* The Comedy of Errors
* The Merry Wives of Windsor
* All’s Well That Ends Well

Tragedy:
* Antony and Cleopatra
* Coriolanus

History:
* Henry VI, Parts 1, 2, and 3

Romance:
* The Winter’s Tale

Course Website: Summer Shakespeare II

Sections and Teachers

Section 1:

Instructor: Bruce McMenomy

Starts: June 19, 2019
Ends: August 14, 2019

Wednesday 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET

Tuition: $225.00



Prerequisites

None necessary; does not overlap (or presuppose) Summer Shakespeare I. These courses can be taken in any order.

Recommended background

Some familiarity with Shakespearean English is helpful; some experience seeing Shakespeare on stage or on screen would also be useful.

Textbooks and Materials

This item is required:

All’s Well That Ends Well , Authors: William Shakespeare

ISBN: 0743484975

Publisher's website: All’s Well That Ends Well

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore

Other information: Please use this edition only — there is enough variation in Shakespeare’s texts that resorting to different editions in class tends to create confusion.


This item is required:

Antony and Cleopatra , Authors: William Shakespeare

ISBN: 0743482859

Publisher's website: Antony and Cleopatra

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore

Other information: Please use this edition only — there is enough variation in Shakespeare’s texts that resorting to different editions in class tends to create confusion.


This item is required:

Coriolanus , Authors: William Shakespeare

ISBN: 0671722581

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore

Other information: Please use this edition only — there is enough variation in Shakespeare’s texts that resorting to different editions in class tends to create confusion.


This item is required:

Henry VI, Part 1 , Authors: William Shakespeare

ISBN: 0671722662

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore

Other information: Please use this edition only — there is enough variation in Shakespeare texts that we need to have a standardized text to which to refer.


This item is required:

Henry VI, Part 2 , Authors: William Shakespeare

ISBN: 0671722670

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore

Other information: Please use this edition only — there is enough variation in Shakespeare texts that we need to have a standardized text to which to refer.


This item is required:

Henry VI, Part 3 , Authors: William Shakespeare

ISBN: 0671722689

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore


This item is required:

Love’s Labour’s Lost , Authors: William Shakespeare

ISBN: 0743484924

Publisher's website: Love’s Labour’s Lost

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore

Other information: Please use this edition only — there is enough variation in Shakespeare’s texts that resorting to different editions in class tends to create confusion.


This item is required:

The Comedy of Errors , Authors: William Shakespeare

ISBN: 0743484886

Publisher's website: The Comedy of Errors

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore

Other information: Please use this edition only — there is enough variation in Shakespeare’s texts that resorting to different editions in class tends to create confusion.


This item is required:

The Merry Wives of Windsor , Authors: William Shakesepeare

ISBN: 0671722786

Publisher's website: The Merry Wives of Windsor

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore

Other information: Please use this edition only — there is enough variation in Shakespeare’s texts that resorting to different editions in class tends to create confusion.


This item is required:

The Winter’s Tale , Authors: William Shakespeare

ISBN: 0743484894

Publisher's website: The Winter’s Tale

Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore

Other information: Please use this edition only — there is enough variation in Shakespeare’s texts that resorting to different editions in class tends to create confusion.


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