Spring 2011 not offered
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; and the historical context of the plays, both of which were produced about halfway through the Peloponnesian War.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Student Option|
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Plays of Sophocles in the original Greek
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Daily assignments in Greek, classroom reports, two exams and one or two papers.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Students should have the equivalent of two years of college training in Greek.
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