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ENG214 - Shakespeare and Early Modern Racialization

General

Subject code

ENG

Course Number

214

Department(s)

Instructor(s)

K. Adkison, M. Wright

Course Long Title

Shakespeare and Early Modern Racialization

Description

This course examines how Shakespeare's works channel early modern racial and supremacist ideologies. Topics include anti-blackness, geohumorism, colonialism, blood lineage, pedigree, religious concession, and embodied difference. Historical sources range from ancient to early modern. Readings include works by Marlowe, Kyd, Lyly, and Middleton. Prerequisite(s): one 100-level English course.

Modes of Inquiry

Analysis and Critique [AC], Historical and Social Inquiry [HS]

Writing Credit

No writing credit

Departmental Course Attributes - Major/Minor Requirements

(English: Pre-1800), (English: R, E, DL)

GEC This Course Belongs To

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Offering Frequency

Normally offered every year