Greek Literature (m) (2015/2016)

Course code
4S02266
Name of lecturer
Andrea Rodighiero
Coordinator
Andrea Rodighiero
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/02 - GREEK LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Semestrino IA, Semestrino IB

Lesson timetable

Semestrino IA
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.1  
Friday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall Auletta Prof. Daneloni  
Semestrino IB
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.1  
Friday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall Auletta Prof. Daneloni  

Learning outcomes

Knowledge of the literary forms and of the stylistic devices of the archaic and classical Greek literature

Syllabus

Epic, Lyric, and Tragedy

Texts
Aeschylus, Agamemnon, Sophocles, Antigone, Euripides, Trojan Women.


Aeschyli septem quae supersunt tragoedias, edidit D. Page, Oxford, 1972; Sophoclis fabulae, recognoverunt brevique adnotatione critica instruxerunt H. Lloyd-Jones et N.G. Wilson, Oxford 1990; Euripidis fabulae I-III, edidit J. Diggle, Oxford 1981-1994.

Aeschylus, Agamemnon, edited with a Commentary by E. Fraenkel, I-III, Oxford 1950;
Sophocles, Antigone, edited by M. Griffith, Cambridge 1999;
Euripides, Troades, Edited with Introduction and Commentary by K.H. Lee, London 1976.

Further readings: A.E. Harvey, The classification of Greek lyric poetry, «CQ» n.s. V (1955) 157-175; L.E. Rossi, I generi letterari e le loro leggi scritte e non scritte nelle letterature classiche, «BICS» XVIII (1971) 69-94; C. Calame, Réflections sur les genres littéraires en Grèce archaïque, «QUCC» XVII (1974) 113-128; S.L. Schein, Narrative Technique in the parodos of Aeschylus’ “Agamemnon”, in Narratology and Interpretation. The Content of Narrative Form in Ancient Literature, Edited by J. Grethlein and A. Rengakos, Berlin-New York 2009, 377-398.


L.A. Swift, The Hidden Chorus. Echoes of Genre in Tragic Lyric, Oxford 2010; R. Garner, From Homer to Tragedy. The Art of Allusion in Greek Poetry, London-New York 1990.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016