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Fall 2020

CLAS 532 – Literary Translation as Classical Reception
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. Graduate level requirements include readings in both Greek & Latin, an oral report, and more extensive 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