2: The Renaissance and Shakespeare

Cate Blanchett as Queen Elizabeth I in the film Cate Blanchett as Queen Elizabeth I in the film "Elizabeth - the Golden Age"

Competence aims in focus:

The aims of the studies are to enable students to:

  • interpret a representative selection of texts from literary-historical periods in English literature, from the Renaissance up to the present time
  • elaborate on and discuss lengthy and linguistically demanding discourses with general, specialized and literary content
  • use a nuanced, well-developed and precise vocabulary to communicate on literature and culture
  • analyse and assess a film and a selection of other artistic forms of expression within English-language culture

(Translation: udir.no)

Film versions of Hamlet

Task 17, p. 72: Here is a list of films, a text from PBS and, finally, a fun list of the "Ten Greates Shakespeare Movie Adaptations".