Faculty of Arts


ANCIENT 385

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 385: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage II in Classical Studies, Ancient History, or Classical Studies and Ancient History, or 30 points at Stage II in Greek, Latin or Drama

Restrictions

ANCIENT 285, CLASSICS 285, 385


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