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FINAL EXAM PAPER: THE FUTURE OF COMEDY: Due May 4th

For Tuesday: Middleton, A Chaste Maid at Cheapside, Acts 3 and 4

For Thursday: Middleton. A Chaste Maid at Cheapside, Acts 1 and 2

For Thursday: Hackett, Chapter 8, “Playing With Gender” (pp.164-188)

For Tuesday: Act V of The Revenger's Tragedy

Short Paper #2: Staging Your Revenge

For Thursday: Middleton, The Revenger’s Tragedy, Acts Three and Four

For Tuesday: Middleton, The Revenger’s Tragedy, Acts 1 and 2

Should Shakespeare Be Translated?

Mid-Term Paper (note the corrected date)

For Tuesday: Hackett, Chapter 6: "Revenge Tragedy"

For Thursday: Chapter Eight, “From Comical to Tragical” from Gross, Shylock: A Legend and Its Legacy (p1992/handout) and Leggatt, “The Merchant of Venice: A Modern Perspective” (p.211)

For Those Interested: Attributing the Henry VI plays to Marlowe and Shakespeare

For Tuesday: Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Acts 4 and 5

For Thursday: Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Acts 2 & 3

For Those Interested: TEDx Lecture: Shakespeare, Marlowe, and Their Jews: John Kleiner

For Tuesday: Marlowe, The Jew of Malta, Act V and Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Act I

For Thursday: Marlowe, The Jew of Malta, Acts 3 & 4

For Tuesday: Marlowe, The Jew of Malta, Acts One & Two

Short Paper #1 Assignment

For Tuesday: Hackett, English Renaissance Drama, Chs. 3 and 4 “Marlowe” and “Shakespeare”

For Thursday: Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus, Act V & “A Modern Perspective” by Alexander Leggatt

For Tuesday:Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus, Acts 3 & 4

For Thursday: Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus, Acts 1-2

For Tuesday: Marlowe, Dr. Faustus, Scenes 8-14

For Thursday: Marlowe, Dr. Faustus, Scenes 1-8 (pp.347-373)

For Tuesday: Hackett, Chapter 2: "How Plays Were Made"

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