Greek Philology (m) (2015/2016)

Course code
4S02283
Name of lecturer
Guido Avezzu'
Coordinator
Guido Avezzu'
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/02 - GREEK LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Semestrino IA, Semestrino IB

Lesson timetable

Semestrino IA
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  
Friday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  
Semestrino IB
Day Time Type Place Note
Thursday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  
Friday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  

Learning outcomes

This course aims at favouring a philological approach to the texts of the Greek literature, by means of the study of their linguistic and stylistic features, and of their manuscript and printed traditions.
The knowledge of the Ancient Greek is required.

Syllabus

Euripides’s Electra: Text and Performance.
a) Text and commentary: M.C. Cropp (ed.), Euripides. Electra, Warminster, Aris & Phillips, 1988 (2013). See also: H.M. Roisman and C.A.E. Luschnig, Euripides' Electra. A Commentary, Norman, University of Oklahoma Press 2011; N. Distilo, Commento critico-testuale all'Elettra di Euripide, Padova, S.A.R.G.O.N. 2012.
b) The language of tragedy: S. Kazcko, “La tragedia”, in A.C. Cassio (ed.), Storia delle lingue letterarie greche, Firenze, Le Monnier 2008; or: the chapter devoted to tragedy in L.R. Palmer, The Greek Language (any edition). Greek metre: M.C. Martinelli, Gli strumenti del poeta. Elementi di metrica greca, Bologna, Cappelli, 1995, or: D. Korzeniewski, Metrica greca, Palermo, L’Epos 1998, or: B. Gentili – L. Lomiento, Metrica e ritmica.Storia delle forme poetiche della Grecia Antica, Milano, Mondadori, 2003; or: M.L. West, Greek Metre, Oxford, Oxford U.P., 1982.
c) Mito: F. Condello, Elettra: storia di un mito, Roma, Carocci, 2010; or: Scott, J., Electra after Freud. Myth and Culture, Cornell University Press, 2005.
d) Performance: the students will have read both Aeschylus’s Choephori and Sophocles’s Electra. Other bibliographical informations will be given along the course.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam.

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016