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Institute of Continuing Education


Please note that this course has started and enrolment is no longer possible.

This course is part of the Shakespeare and the Renaissance Summer Programme.

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

In 1896, F S Boas borrowed the term 'problem play' from contemporary theatre to describe plays he thought neither comedies nor tragedies, and unleashed a world of confusion. This course tackles the problem of Boas's legacy, and sets the problems posed in and by these plays in a more helpful light.


Course dates

06 Aug 2018 to 10 Aug 2018

Course duration

1 week

Apply by

23 Jul 2018


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
United Kingdom
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

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