CLAS 346 - Family Feuds: Re-Interpreting Greek Tragedy

In this course, students will examine ancient Greek tragedy both in its original context, and as it has been interpreted and re-interpreted in more modern times. They will combine historical, critical, and artistic perspectives to consider what tragedy was/is and what made/makes it moving, effective, and enduring. The course will spotlight one the great tragic themes, centering the stories of Agamemnon, Oedipus, or the Trojan War. Students will build upon their understanding of both ancient tragedy and modern receptions to conceptualize effective modern stagings and adaptations.

Grade Basis
Regular Grades
Course Attributes
General Ed (Begins 2022)
General Ed-Tiers (Before 2022)
General Education
General Education Attributes
Writing Emphasis