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Module GREEK TRAGEDY

Module code: GC204
Credits: 5
Semester: 1
Department: ANCIENT CLASSICS
International: Yes
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To guide students in reading and interpreting the tragic drama of ancient Athens.

This module explores the tragic theatre of fifth-century Athens, which deals essentially with the relationships of individual human beings with each other, their families, the wider community, and the gods. The main focus is dramatic, but interpretation of the plays - by Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides - is informed throughout by consideration of the religious, social, and political contexts in which they were produced; within the confines of theatrical performance, Greek tragedy could offer a striking challenge to accepted values and beliefs.

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