A close study of Shakespeare’s sonnets, attention to the genre, detailed analysis of the language, consideration of the major themes of love, time, art, appearance and reality, and discussion of the connections between the poems and the plays.
Dr Priscilla Martin
Priscilla Martin teaches English Literatue and Classics. Her publications include books on Chaucer, Langland, Shakespeare, Iris Murdoch, articles on the Gawain-poet, Tyndale and twentieth-century novelists; and a novel.
This course aims to familiarise students with Shakespeare’s sonnets and their place in his career and to develop skills in reading, discussing and writing about poetry.
All summer school courses are taught through group seminars and individual tutorials. Students also conduct private study when not in class and there is a well stocked library at OUDCE to support individual research needs.
By the end of the course students will be expected to have gained and/or developed the following skills:
- Increased knowledge of Shakespeare’s career, poems, plays and themes
- Further appreciation of poetry
- More understanding of Shakespeare’s cultural background
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