Shakespeare and Marlowe

A study of mutual influence and literary rivalry in major plays and poems by Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe. Attention to Elizabethan dramaturgy, poetics, and theater history; to the authors’ debts and contributions to the intellectual heritage of the Renaissance; and to their controversial treatments of politics, religion, mass violence and crowd psychology, ethnicity, and sexuality.

Undergraduate Course #: 
TTh 1:00pm-2:15pm
WR, Hu
New English Distribution: 
Renaissance Lit