Faculty of Arts


CLASSICS 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 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Anne Mackay

Points

CLASSICS 285: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

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

Restrictions

CLASSICS 385


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