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ENGL 4440: Shakespeare, ENGL 5560: Studies in Teaching Literature - Teaching Shakespeare

Course Readings and Films


Haider, dir. Vishal Bhardwaj, 2014

The Merchant of Venice, dir. Michael Radford, 2004

Much Ado About Nothing, dir. Kenneth Branagh, 1993

Throne of Blood, dir. Akira Kurosawa, 1957

Hamlet, dir. Gregory Doran, 2009

Shakespeare Behind Bars, dir. Hank Rogerson, 2005

Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Quotiong from Purdue OWL




  • Must reference the original source
  • The text is much shorter than the original text. (For example, one may write a single page to summarize a four-page article.)
  • Must use your own words, usually with a very limited use of quotations.
  • Must reference the original source
  • The text produced may be shorter or longer than the original text
  • Must use your own words
  • Must reference the original source
  • The text produced is the exact length of the original text quoted (unless ellipses are used)
  • Use the original author’s exact words
  • Put quotation marks around the original author’s exact words
  • Include the page number of the original source from which you borrowed the author’s original language.

Citation Styles - English predominately uses MLA

Information about Poems, Sonnets, and Plays

How to use RefWorks

Annotated Bibliography

Annotated Bibliographies from Purdue OWL

A bibliography is a list of sources (books, journals, Web sites, periodicals, etc.) one has used for researching a topic. An annotation is a summary and/or evaluation. Therefore, an annotated bibliography includes a summary and/or evaluation of each of the sources.

Installing MS Office 365 ProPlus

Free Microsoft© Office 365 ProPlus is available to currently enrolled students.

UNT Writing Lab

Student Publishing Opportunities

Additional Links