Units of study

GRKA3605 - Greek Drama

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Peter James Wilson

Description

The works of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes and Menander have a performance tradition in antiquity of nearly a thousand years and remain the enduring classics of the modern theatre. This unit offers a close reading in the original Greek of one or more Greek plays and an introduction to the literary, social and performance contexts of the ancient theatre, its language and its genres.

Assessments

1x2000wd essay (50%) and 1x2hr exam (50%)

Classes

3x1-hr lectures/week

Corequisites

18 GRKA credit points at 3000 level

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