Deepen your expertise in Latin poetry through in-depth study of one or more important text. Close engagement with relevant scholarship will give you advanced understanding of the latest research techniques and methodologies for the study of Latin poetry. You will develop your skills as an independent literary critic, engage in intensive in-class discussion, and explore authors such as Lucan, Catullus, Seneca or Virgil. Advanced language skills will be developed by close reading of original material and tested by periodic exercises in unseen translation.
1x 4000wd Essay (60%), 1x 1.5 hr Exam (30%), 5x 100wd In-class unseen translation (10%)