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GRK611: Greek Tragedy - Intensive

Students will read a play written by one of the three extant Greek tragedians: Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides.

Students will read a play written by one of the three extant Greek tragedians: Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides. Discussion and research may include such topics as comparison of other tragedies, ancient theatre production, the tragic literary tradition and its effect on modern theater, and how ancient Greek political life is reflected in the plays.