Dr Ahmed is a scholar of comparative literature. His interests cover various aspects of literature, art and culture. He is author of America in Literature and Film (2011), Woman in Lars von Trier’s Cinema (2016), and has contributed various articles to The Comparatist (2008), female/bodies (2005, 2006), Scope (2008), Sexuality and Culture (2014), The Palgrave Handbook of Literature and the City (2016) and Bloomsbury’s Lars von Trier’s Women (2016). Dr. Ahmed is an HKU SPACE teacher since 2007.
From classical Greek drama to contemporary theatre, the stage has always been an integral part of the human experience. The course looks at selective moments in the history of drama in which certain playwrights benefited fully from the history of the genre and yet departed so radically from that history. Exploring the content as well as the form of their dramatic works provides key insights into some of the most important societal and cultural issues of both past and present.
|Session 1||Sophocles’ Antigone|
|Session 2||Shakespeare’s Coriolanus|
|Session 3||Corneille’s Horace|
|Session 4||Ibsen’s A Doll’s House|
|Session 5||Brecht’s Baal|
|Session 6||Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle|
|Session 7||Churchill’s Cloud Nine|
For more comprehensive information about SPACE English services, please visit: http://hkuspace.hku.hk/interest/languages/english/literature-in-english
|Application Code||1845-3815NW||Apply Online Now|
|Start Date||02 Sep 2020 (Wed)|
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- 7 meetings, 20 hours
(1st - 6th meetings: 3 hours per meeting; 7th meeting: 2 hours)
- Hong Kong side (To be announced)
Dr ELBESHLAWY, Ahmed, BA Ain-Shams; MA, PhD HK
Fee & Entry Requirements
- Applicants are required to have reached the age of 18.
- Applicants should have a good reading knowledge of English, a willingness to participate in discussion and, above all, an interest in literature.
- Course Fee : HK$3,800
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