Greek Tragedy: Plays and Theory (DRA4105.01)

Kathleen Dimmick

This course investigates the great beginning of the western dramatic tradition in fifth-century Athens. We’ll read plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides and theories of tragedy by Plato, Aristotle, Nietzsche, and Hegel. Students will write two essays.

Prerequisites: One literature or philosophy course or one drama course in history, directing, or playwriting.
Credits: 4
W 8:00am-12noon
Maximum Enrollment: 16
Course Frequency:
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