Units of study

GRKA3605 - Greek Drama

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Eric Godfrey Csapo
Phone: +61 2 9351 7078
Email: eric.csapo@sydney.edu.au

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. Language skills will continue to be tested and developed by periodic exercises in unseen translation.

Assessments

1x2hr exam (45%), 5x100wd unseen translation exercises (10%) and 1x2000wd essay (45%)

Classes

3x1-hr seminars/week

Corequisites

GRKA3600

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

GRKA3605

 

Sem

           

 Thursday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

GRKA3605

 

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