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Links updated: April 7, 2010
Most Recent Revisions:
The discussion questions for Taming of the Shrew have been updated (January, 2009),
an excellent A.P. English paper by Victor Pomary on Shakespeare's Predatory Universe
A DISCUSSION OF JUNG'S
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RAYMOND NIGHAN, Ph.D.
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Medieval and Renaissance Poetry
Shakespeare and the Mimetic, Pragmatic and Expressive Theories
The Mimetic, Pragmatic, and Expressive Theories applied to the plays
Renaissance Culture, Philosophy, Politics and Science
Renaissance Political Theory
Machiavelli's influence on Shakespeare
Scheme of the Universe: Mrs. Friedel on Renaissance Science
The New Science: The Greeks and the Church
Troilus and Cressida
Renaissance psychology and its classical background from Plato
Renaissance theories of Ghosts and Demons
Scholasticism and Bacon's Response
Sidney's "Apology" for Poetry
Review of Medieval and Renaissance culture--an exercise in chronology
Medieval and Renaissance Poetry
Guides for Interpreting Shakespeare SHAKESPEARE AND FEMINISM (with Donna Freitas, Ph.D.) Taming of The Shrew and a Feminist Approach [Updated January, 2009] History Plays Hamlet Othello King Lear A Look at the Lear Universe: Themes and Motifs--Perspectives for Discussion The Tempest GUIDE QUESTIONS FOR THE MAJOR TRAGEDIES
Introduction to the Course
Understanding and Appreciating Shakespeare: A Guide
"Is this the promised end?" A Feminist Critique
A Study Guide with Questions and Bibliography
The War of the Roses: Myth, Propaganda, History, and NEW HISTORICISM [NEW: Feb. 2008]
A Guide to the monarchs in Shakespeare's History Plays: Richard and Henry
A Structural Analysis of Henry IV, Part I with DISCUSSION QUESTIONS.
Assignment: The Two parts of HENRY IV
Richard III and the Gothic Antihero
HAMLET AND THE DAEMONS BY RAYMOND NIGHAN; AN ON-LINE BOOK
An Assignment on "Problems" in Hamlet.
Shakespeare's use of Motifs and conducting a "motif" search
Hamlet's Soliloquies and an assignment-[REVISED: MAY, 2004]
An Overview of Hamlet Criticism
Assignment for the ending of Lear, a bibliography and a position paper by R. Nighan on "The Ending of Lear"
Editing the Text of Lear.
An Investigation of the Daemonological imagery / illusions in LEAR.
The Tempest and the Close of a Career.
Questions to facilitate analysis
Guides for Interpreting Shakespeare
SHAKESPEARE AND FEMINISM (with Donna Freitas, Ph.D.)
Taming of The Shrew and a Feminist Approach [Updated January, 2009]
A Look at the Lear Universe: Themes and Motifs--Perspectives for Discussion
GUIDE QUESTIONS FOR THE MAJOR TRAGEDIES
MACHIAVELLIAN PRINCIPLES IN SHAKESPEARE'S PREDATORY UNIVERSE by Victor Pomary [NEW APRIL, 2010]
THE NECESSITY OF REASONABLE MADNESS IN KING LEAR by Jessica Dunckel
THE EXISTENTIAL IMPLICATIONS OF KING LEAR by Mark Scully
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FOR A COMPREHENSIVE SITE REFERENCING TEXTS, SOURCES, AND CRITICAL ARTICLES, CLICK TO VIEW
Terry Gray's, Mr. WIlliam Shakespeare and the Internet
A.C. BRADLEY'S SHAKESPEAREAN TRAGEDY
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ANSWERS AND A GREAT SEARCH ENGINE....
The Internet Shakespeare Editions Site has an excellent archive of Primary and secondary sources
REMEMBER THAT FOR SHAKESPEARE, THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT HAS A STUDENT CURRICULUM LINK (BEST WEB SITES) THAT YOU MAY USE TO ACCESS HOME PAGES FOR EVERY MAJOR AUTHOR AND LITERARY PERIOD INCLUDING THE RENAISSANCE AND SHAKESPEARE. INTERNET SOURCES FOR SHAKESPEARE ARE VERY EXTENSIVE.
... STEVEN KREIS' THE HISTORY GUIDE will enrich your understanding of Shakespeare's cultural and philosophical heritage.
NOTE THAT THE SJC PAGE HAS THE 'BRITISH LITERATURE' COURSE ON LINE AS THIS ONE IS. CONSULT THE INDEX AND CLICK ON THE VARIOUS CITATIONS UNDER 'RENAISSANCE' TO OBTAIN ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR THIS CLASS.
Please print out the appropriate material and bring it to class on the assigned due dates. As the course progresses, more materials may be added. You may refer to the index below to find the material you want more efficiently.
PROJECTS AND WRITING ASSIGNMENTS:
NOTE: . Click here to view the details and due dates for the junior and senior term paper requirements
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