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Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities

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Classical to Renaissance Literature: Text and Traditions

Interdisciplinary Project In The Humanities 201C - Spring 2021

Students enrolled in this course engage in close and sustained reading of a set of texts that are indispensable for an understanding of the European literary tradition, texts that continue to offer invaluable insights into humanity and the world around us. Homer's Iliad is the foundation of our class. We then go on to trace ways in which later poets and dramatists engage the work of predecessors who inspire and challenge them. Readings move from translations of Greek, Latin, and Italian, to poetry and drama composed in English. In addition to Homer, we will read works of Sappho, a Greek tragedian, Plato, Vergil, Ovid, Petrarch, and Shakespeare.
Course Attributes: EN HBU HumAS HUMAS LCDFA HUMAMP

Section 01

AMP: Classical to Renaissance Literature
INSTRUCTOR: Ake
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