Faculty of Arts


CLASSICS 385

Classical Tragedy


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for CLASSICS 385.

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 385: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

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

Restrictions

CLASSICS 285


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