Faculty of Arts


CLASSICS 385

Greek Tragedy


Description

Tragedy as a concept, a means of interpreting events and a literary genre is central to the ancient Greeks’ way of constructing their world. Through a close reading of a selection of ancient dramas, this course will explore the nature and interpretation of tragedy with particular reference to Aristotle’s Poetics.

Availability 2012

Not taught in 2012

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Anne Mackay

Points

CLASSICS 385: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage I in Classical Studies or ANCHIST 102 or 103, and 15 points at Stage II in Classical Studies or Ancient History, or 30 points at Stage II in Latin

Restrictions

CLASSICS 285


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