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Fall 2020

CLAS 432 – Literary Translation as Classical Reception
  • Honors Contract
  • This course examines the translation of classical (poetic) texts as a way of receiving these texts and rendering them accessible - and fresh - for new audiences. The course consists of five components: (1) an introduction to the field of Translation Studies; (2) diachronic study of some of the most influential writers on translation, i.e. from Cicero to 21st century theorists; (3) the translation and adaptation of Greek texts by Latin authors at the beginnings of Latin literature; (4) close study of selected Greek and Latin poetic texts against a selection of published translations of them in English; (5) translation practica.

    Section 001
    Days We
    Location Live Online
    Time 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    Instructor David Christenson
    Date Aug 24 - Dec 9
    Status Open
    Enrollment 7 / 12
    • Days: We
    • Location: Live Online
    • Time: 3:30 PM
    • Dates: Aug 24 - Dec 9
    • Status: Open
    • Enrollment: 7 / 12