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 2020

Not offered in 2020; planned for 2021

Lecturer(s)

TBA

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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