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LIT 142H - Introduction to Shakespeare Honors

Unit(s): 3

Prerequisite: ENGL 101
Advisory:It is advised that students be able to read college-level texts.
Transfers to:UC (*credit limit), CSU(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: LIT 142 or LIT 142H)

This course is designed for students who wish to increase their knowledge and appreciation of Shakespeare's art, his life and times, and his exploration of the human condition. The major works of Shakespeare are explored in the context of the dramatic genre, the Elizabethan theater, and the social, religious, and political milieu of Renaissance England. Representative tragedies, comedies, histories, romances, poetry, and sonnet cycles are studied. This course is intended for students eligible for the Honors Program.

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