Interpreting LiteratureCourse ID: UCLR 100C
School:Arts and Sciences, College of
Program: Classical Studies
Credit Hours: 3
Course DescriptionThe foundational course of literary studies requires students to read closely and analyze carefully a representative variety of prose, poetry, and drama, master key literary and critical terms, and explore a variety of core critical approaches to the analysis and interpretation of literature. Sections taught by faculty in the Department of Classical Studies focus on the literature of the Greek and Roman worlds in English translation. Readings will include selections from Homer’s Odyssey, Greek tragedy, speeches of Cicero, and the letters of Pliny the Younger.