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ENGL 348-003

ENGL 348-003

‘Witty Women, Marriage and the Shakespearean Romantic Comedy’
Shakespeare’s comedies are about strong, independent, and witty female characters and the difficulties they face when trying to assert themselves in a patriarchal society. In this course, we will look at six of Shakespeare’s comedies, from the early battle of the sexes, The Taming of the Shrew, to the late “problem” comedy, All’s Well that Ends Well.