Faculty of Arts


ANCIENT 285

Classical 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 2021

Not taught in 2021

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

ANCIENT 285: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage I in Ancient History, Classical Studies, Classical Studies and Ancient History, Drama, or GREEK 101 or LATIN 101, and 30 points passed

Restrictions

ANCIENT 385, CLASSICS 285, 385


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