Faculties and centres
Presentation and analysis of the influence and relationship of Shakespeare and other English Renaissance playwrights with Spanish playwrights from the Siglo de Oro to nowadays. Similarities in issues, topics and interests in the plays of the period will be analyzed in order to evaluate the effect of Shakespeare on these playwrights as a reference and inspiring model for their literary creativity. The context where this relationship is established will also be taken into account.
General Competences (CG)
Specific Competences:>>Conceptual knowledge / theoretical frameworks
Specific Competences:>>Procedural capabilities, skills and abilities
- To determine basic concepts of English literature specifically related to the presence, influence and relationship of the work of Shakespeare and other English Renaissance playwrights with Spanish classical playwrights.
- To identify periodicity in the relationship between English Renaissance drama and Spanish classical playwrights in order to locate specific authors and plays in which common issues are present, and to define their main features.
- To be able to develop search for information in order to catalogue it, and to work on the synthesis of data concerning authors and plays in which the relationship between Shakespeare and Spanish classical playwrights is present.
- To analyze and compare critically specific plays or fragments by Shakespeare or contemporary English playwrights and Spanish classical playwrights’ works, in order to determine their formal features and their relationship with the establishment of a range of acknowledgeable hypothetical meanings.