ENG 355: Spring 2007 CBaldini

Instructor: Cajsa C. Baldini, Department of English.

Online readings

Primary readings

Aristotle, The Poetics (HTML)
Machiavelli, The Prince
Anonymous, Everyman
Shelley, P.B, The Cenci: A Tragedy in Five Acts

Secondary readings

Burnett, Anne (Classical Philology). "Medea as a Revenge Tragedy" (PDF)
Baldini, C. (Forum Italicum) "A Courtier or a Prince: Shakespeare's Richard II as a Dramatization of Conflicting Paradigms of Political Craftsmanship" (PDF)(optional reading)

Optional readings

Charles Nicholl, "Screaming in the Castle"

Study Guide for Final Exam (PDF) New!
Assignment Sheet for Research Paper | Sample Research Paper (PDF) | English Department Guide to Style New!by Profs. Gregory Castle and Anita Obermeyer (PDF)

Final Exam! New!

The final exam is given online on Blackboard, May 2-6, 2007. Click here to proceed to Blackboard and take the exam.

Class Lectures

Introduction to Ancient Greek Tragedy
Introduction to Medieval Drama - Everyman
Introduction to Elizabethan Drama: Richard II
Richard II as a Dramatization of Conflicting Paradigms of of Political Craftmanship
Introduction to French Neo-Classicism - Moliere
Introduction to Restoration Comedy: The Rover
Introduction to 19th Century Tragedy: The Cenci
A Brief Introduction to Darwin, Realism, and August Strindberg's Miss Julie New!

Audio Audio Resources

Summary of Moliere and Summary of Tartuffe (MP3)
Summary of Machiavelli's The Prince (MP3)

More audio resources will be published throughout the semester.


Instructor Main Site
Florence Summer Program

Last updated: April 25, 2007 | Cajsa Baldini ©2007