Focused exploration of a critical problem in Shakespeare studies. The topic of the class will vary from semester to semester, but it will
regularly include the study of eight to ten works by Shakespeare as well as critical and historical texts. Sample subjects: The Sonnets;
Shakespeare and Literary Form; Eco-critical Shakespeare; Filmed Shakespearean Adaptations; Shakespeare and Race.
Prerequisite: Any 190 or 200 level literature course or permission from instructor.