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Current Academic Year 2023 - 2024

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Module Title Shakespeare & The English Renaissance
Module Code EL201X
School 67
Module Co-ordinatorSemester 1: Kit Fryatt
Semester 2: Kit Fryatt
Autumn: Kit Fryatt
Module TeachersGearoid O'Flaherty
Kit Fryatt
NFQ level 8 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None
Coursework Only

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate an understanding of the conventions and preoccupations of both Shakespearean and Jacobean drama.
2. Describe how Shakespeare innovated conventions of language and genre.
3. Articulate an awareness of selected critical approaches to Shakespeare’s writing.
4. Recognise links between text and performance.
5. Communicate a critical response to stage and/or film production of some of the prescribed plays.

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Lecture22No Description
Independent Study103No Description
Total Workload: 125

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
Reassessment Requirement Type
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
This module is category 1
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