Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

CLAS 302 - GREEK TRAGEDY

Long Title: GREEK TRAGEDY
Department: *Classical & European Studies*
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: We will read 16 Greek tragedies by Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides as well as contemporary criticism of tragedy by Aristophanes, Plato, and Aristotle. We will consider how ancient tragedies were staged, how they were received by their audiences, how they fit in the life of Athens, how they influenced later dramatic arts, and how they continue to stimulate thinking about the human situation.