Patricia Parker

Courses

  • COMPLIT
    320A
    Spr
    2013-14

    Focus is on Virgil's Aeneid and its influence, tracing the European epic tradition (Ariosto, Tasso, Camoes, Spenser, and Milton) to New World discovery and mercantile expansion in the early modern period.

  • COMPLIT
    11Q
    Spr
    2013-14

    Preference to sophomores. Focus is on several of the best and lesser known plays of Shakespeare, on theatrical and other kinds of playing, and on ambiguities of both gender and playing gender. UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-AII

  • COMPLIT
    10N
    Spr
    2012-13

    Preference to freshmen. The problem of performance including the performance of gender through the plays of Shakespeare. In-class performances by students of scenes from plays. The history of theatrical performance. Sources include filmed versions of plays, and readings on the history of gender, gender performance, and transvestite theater.