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Elegiac Poetry

Latin 471 - Spring 2020

In this course we will read a broad selection of the works of the Roman elegiac poets, focusing primarily on the works of Propertius, Tibullus, and Ovid. This course will emphasize the development of Roman elegy as a genre during the Augustan period, and will consider a range of literary topics related to elegy, including poetic voice and persona, fictionality, style, meter, intertextuality, and generic tropes, as well as the political, social, and cultural context(s) for these poems. Coursework will include translation and analysis of Latin texts, written assignments, and readings from scholarly literature on Roman elegy.
Course Attributes: EN HAS HUMAS LCDAS LSFA HUMAR HUM

Section 01

Elegiac Poetry
INSTRUCTOR: Sears
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