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ENGLISH 18N: Shakespeare in Love

Meet the Instructor | General Education Requirement

Course Description

Love—requited and unrequited, faithful and false, heterosexual, same-sex, and challenging binaries—was a topic that obsessed Shakespeare throughout his career. Fluid, ever changing, fresh and quick, love is the stuff of imagination: who can define it? Shakespeare gives shape to the many moods and attitudes of love, which this course will explore in his 154 sonnets and in selected plays (among them Troilus and Cressida, The Taming of the Shrew, Twelfth Night, and The Winter's Tale).  

General Education Requirement

Meet the Instructor

Denise Gigante

Denise Gigante, the Sadie Dernham Patek Professor of Humanities and Director of Undergraduate Studies in English, has been teaching poetry at Stanford for twenty-two years. She is the author of a number of books and loves teaching freshman seminars.

Denise Gigante

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