2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

CC 306 Murder and Mayhem in Ancient Drama

An examination of the dramatic literatures of ancient Greece, Rome, and other ancient Mediterranean cultures (tragedy, comedy, mime, etc.), studied as literary genres, as predecessors of Western drama, and as reflections of social institutions and cultures. Emphasis will be placed on developing a critical understanding of ancient dramatic texts and their uses within ancient and modern societies. Selections will vary.