Readings

In addition to the readings listed below for the Spring 2004 version of the course, you may also download Prof. Shankar Raman's syllabus from his version of the course (PDF). The syllabus includes his reading list.

The following texts are used in the course. See the assignments section for details on how the readings are timed with the essays and other requirements of the course. Links to downloadable versions of each text are provided below.

Amazon logo Bevington, David, ed. A Midsummer Night's Dream. New York: Bantam, 1988. ISBN: 0553213008. (Download a version from Project Gutenberg)

Amazon logo ———. Much Ado about Nothing. New York: Bantam, 1988. ISBN: 0553213016. (Download a version from Project Gutenberg)

Amazon logo Raffel, Burton, ed. Hamlet. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2003. ISBN: 0300101759. (Download a version from Project Gutenberg)

Amazon logo Hodgdon, Barbara, ed. The First Part of King Henry the Fourth: Texts and Contexts. Boston: Bedford, 1997. ISBN: 0312134029.
Also see email (PDF) for further readings information related to this text. (Download a version from Project Gutenberg)

Amazon logo Brown, J. R., ed. Henry the Fifth. New York: Signet, 1998. ISBN: 0451526902. (Download a version from Project Gutenberg)

Amazon logo Bentley, G. E., ed. Othello (Pelican Shakespeare). New York: Penguin, 1972. ISBN: 0140714103. (Download a version from Project Gutenberg)

Amazon logo Foakes, R. A., ed. King Lear (3rd Series). London: Arden, 1997. ISBN: 017443460X. (Download a version from Project Gutenberg)

Amazon logo Graff, Gerald, and James Phelan, eds. The Tempest (A Case Study in Critical Controversy). Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2000. ISBN: 0312197667. (Download a version from Project Gutenberg)