Patty S. Derrick

Patty S. Derrick, Introduction to Shakespeare, Spring 2015

Course Description:

This course will focus on a number of Shakespeare's major plays from all phases of his career. Class discussion will consider the historical context of the plays, their characterization, theatrical technique, imagery, language, and themes. Every attempt will be made to see the plays both as poems and as dramatic events.

Required Texts:

-The Riverside Shakespeare. 2nd edition. Ed. G. Blakemore Evans.

Patty S. Derrick, Grammar Review, Spring 2015

Course Description:

Reviews essential grammatical principles traditionally and historically, including punctuation. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0004 or ENGCMP 0006.

Required Texts:

-English Fundamentals by Donald Emery, et al. 16th edition. Pearson Longman, 2012.

Syllabus: 

Patty S. Derrick, Grammar Review, Fall 2014

Course Description:

Reviews essential grammatical principles traditionally and historically, including punctuation. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0004 or ENGCMP 0006.

Required Texts:

-English Fundamentals by Donald Emery, et al. 16th edition. Pearson Longman, 2012.

Syllabus: 

Patty S. Derrick, Introduction to Shakespeare, Fall 2014

Course Description:

This course will focus on a number of Shakespeare's major plays from all phases of his career. Class discussion will consider the historical context of the plays, their characterization, theatrical technique, imagery, language, and themes. Every attempt will be made to see the plays both as poems and as dramatic events.

Required Texts:

-The Riverside Shakespeare. 2nd edition. Ed. G. Blakemore Evans.

Syllabus: 

Patty S. Derrick, Grammar Review, Spring 2013

Course Description:

Reviews essential grammatical principles traditionally and historically, including punctuation. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0004 or ENGCMP 0006.

Required Texts:

English Fundamentals. 16th edition. Donald Emery, et al. Pearson Longman, 2012.

Syllabus: 

Patty S. Derrick, Introduction to Shakespeare, Fall 2012

Course Description:

This course will focus on a number of Shakespeare's major plays from all phases of his career. Class discussion will consider the historical context of the plays, their characterization, theatrical technique, imagery, language, and themes. Every attempt will be made to see the plays both as poems and as dramatic events.

Required Texts:

The Riverside Shakespeare. 2nd edition. Ed. G. Blakemore Evans.

Syllabus: 

Patty S. Derrick, Dramatic Imagination, Fall 2012

Course Description:

This course introduces students to the major dramatic forms and compares the ways playwrights from several centuries use ideas, characters, and theatrical contexts. Students will consider how social, historical, and dramatic contexts influence interpretations and evaluation—or may lead to alternative understandings of a play.

Required Texts:

1) Henrik Ibsen, Four Major Plays
2) Edmond Rostand, Cyrano de Bergerac
3) Federico Garcia Lorca, Three Tragedies
4) Manuel Puig, Kiss of the Spider Woman and Other Plays
5) Ariel Dorfman, Death and the Maiden
6) Peter Shaffer, Equus

Syllabus: 

Patty S. Derrick, Introduction to Shakespeare, Fall 2013

Course Description:

This course will focus on a number of Shakespeare's major plays from all phases of his career. Class discussion will consider the historical context of the plays, their characterization, theatrical technique, imagery, language, and themes. Every attempt will be made to see the plays both as poems and as dramatic events.

Required Texts:

The Riverside Shakespeare. 2nd edition. Ed. G. Blakemore Evans.

Syllabus: 

Patty S. Derrick, Grammar Review, Fall 2013

Course Description:

Reviews essential grammatical principles traditionally and historically, including punctuation. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0004 or ENGCMP 0006.

Required Texts:

English Fundamentals. 16th edition. Donald Emery, et al. Pearson Longman, 2012.

Syllabus: 
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