Fall 2015 not offered
This course will focus on reading the poetry of the Roman elegists Propertius and Ovid. We will work toward an understanding of the genre of elegy in Rome, these two poets' relation to it, and the historical and cultural context of Augustan Rome that shaped its production and reception.
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Propertius, ELEGIES I (ed. W.A. Camps [Cambridge, 1961]).
Ovid, AMORES, ARS AMATORIA, REMEDIA AMORIS (ed. E.J. Kenney [Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1961]).
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Midterm and final examinations, translation/commentary project, and a 7-10 page paper.
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Regular attendance, preparation for class, and active participation are required and will be reflected in your final grade.
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