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Survey of Shakespearean Literature

SHAKESPEAREAN LIT SURVEY has 32 weekly audio presentations that make it into an audio-only learning experience. This class includes several structured notes sets, study guides, quizzes, and exams. An exact weekly outline of instruction is listed in the Schedule. The five-page Schedule provides a complete overview of Thelma's Shakespearean Lit program. The list of required texts is in the Course Description. Students may purchase texts anywhere they wish.

With access to audio you receive 60 to 64 hours of recorded instruction from a live classroom. This means the audio includes occasional interruptions to answer student questions. The audio is divided into 32 weekly sessions to accommodate one school year. The suggested schedule (included) suggests a three-week Christmas break and a one-week Spring Break. The classes run from early September through late May but can be taught from any beginning point which allows 32 weeks of instruction. Users simply download audio and materials for one session at a time as they need it.

Many users have requested that I prepare audio lectures in a controlled, studio environment, much like Teaching Company audio lectures. That may become reality at a later date but for now you are welcome to join me 'as is' with the additional benefit of the excitement generated by a classroom.

Audio access is $120.

Additional suggestions include viewing Kenneth Branaugh's DVD "Much Ado About Nothing," any version of "As You Like It" (there are at least two available), the John Sichel's "Merchant of Venice" (only available on VHS and Video on Demand), Trevor Nunn "12th Night," Philip Casson's "Macbeth," and the Michael Hoffman "Midsummer Night's Dream."

Survey of Shakespearean Literature

  • 60-64 hours of downloadable lectures
  • Multiple structured notes sets, quizzes, and exams
  • Weekly outline

*Your unique username and password will be emailed to you within 48 hours of payment

Price: $120
Shipping: no charge


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