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List of 2017 units of study
ANHS2617 - Love, Sex and Poetry in Ancient Rome
Semester 1, 2011 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Anne Isabella Rogerson
Sexy and subversive, playful and political: Roman love poetry is the focus of this literature-in-translation unit. In the late Republic and early Empire, the Roman world underwent drastic change: erotic poetry flourished, exploring the complexities of masculinity and the power of tradition. Close reading of selected works by poets such as Ovid, Catullus, Propertius and Tibullus uncovers the interpenetration of amor and Roma, opening up multiple perspectives on the development and anxieties of love poetry in Rome and beyond.
1x1000 word tutorial paper (20%), 1x1500 word essay (30%), 1x2 hour exam (40%) and tutorial participation (10%)
2x1 hour lectures and 1x1 hour tutorial per week
12 junior credit points of Ancient History or History or Latin or Greek (Ancient) OR 6 junior credit points of Ancient History and 6 junior credit points of either History, Latin, Greek (Ancient), or Archaeology
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