Shakespeare - His Life and Work Course



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This English course looks at the life and work of William Shakespeare, surely the greatest playwright of them all. The course considers his life, plays, poetry and prose and examines the literary devices he employed in his works. The lessons are interspersed with quotes from some of Shakespeare's most famous plays and videos of actors reciting his lines and sonnets. Completing this free online course will lead to improved understanding of the Bard, and deepen your enjoyment of his timeless work. This course is especially useful for students studying Shakespeare.

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English Literature
William Shakespeare
Shakespeare Prose

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Module Title Introduction to Shakespeare Shakespeare His life and times Shakespeare The theatre scene Shakespeare Theatre audiences Shakespeare The Globe Theatre Shakespeare Literary devices Shakespeare Prose Shakespeare Scripts and Lines Shakespeare Shakespearian Language Shakespeare Soliloquies Shakespeare Soliloquies videos Shakespeare A Midsummer Night's Dream Assessment

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