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Graduate Greek Poetry: Aristophanes and Old Comedy

ENGL 705.401
crosslisted as: GREK 602, COML 606
instructor(s):
Tuesdays 2-5:00 pm

This advanced graduate seminar in Greek literature will focus in detail on several plays of Aristophanes and selections from his contemporaries in Old Comedy, Cratinus and Eupolis. Special attention will be paid both to questions of genre and comic dynamics, and to the historical and political contexts in which these plays were first performed.