* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Consists of a study of major tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides. Particular attention is paid to the development of the tragic form and the change in the nature and characteristic concerns of tragedy in 5th-century Athens.
ASSESSMENT: 3,000 words written work (50%), 2-hr exam (50%)
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Resource supported teaching & learning - H Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options
25% in level 100 Ancient Civilisations or equiv
TEXTS Required [p/b] Aeschylus,
Oresteia, tr R Lattimore, ISBN 0226307786
Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone, eds Grene and Lattimore, ISBN 0226307921
Ajax, Women of Trachis, Electra, Philoctetes, eds Grene and Lattimore, ISBN 0226307867
Cyclops, Heracles, Iphigenia in Tauris, Helen, eds Grene and Lattimore, ISBN 0226307816
Electra, Phoenician Women, Bacchae, eds Grene and Lattimore, ISBN 0226307840
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