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University of the South - Sewanee



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Advent Semester--2016
Mar 23, 2018
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ENGL 203 - Roots of Western Literature
An examination of several key background works of Western literature (in translation) focusing principally on plays by Sophocles and Aeschylus, Lucretius's De Rerum Natura, Ovid's Metamorphoses, Apuleius's Golden Ass, Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy, and selections from the Old Testament and Apocrypha. Other works covered may include Statius's Thebaid, Boccaccio's Decameron, Ariosto's Orlando Furioso, and Tasso's Jerusalem Liberata. Some sections are writing-intensive.
4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Final Examination, Lecture/Seminar, Seminar

Humanities, Non-Languages Division
English Department

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