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CS92PROD
The Greek Tragedians
GRK 261
Fall 2008
Section: 01  

In this course we will read, in Greek, Euripides' ION (selections) and TROJAN WOMEN (entire). By close reading of the Greek text and by the study of selected works of criticism, we will identify key questions posed by dramatic text, which will be the subject of in-class discussion and presentations. These might include, but will not be limited to: the staging, conventions, and conditions of performance of Greek tragedy; humans and gods; Euripides' female characters; the Euripidean hero; the historical context of the plays, both of which were produced about halfway through the Peloponnesian War.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA CLAS
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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