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Roman Comedy

This course focuses on readings in the comedies of Plautus and Terence. The course will entail intensive study of one representative play by each playwright; other plays will be read in English translation. Topics to be covered include: the influence of Menander and Greek New Comedy; the rise of a literary culture in second-century-BC Rome; and analysis of character, language, and plot.

Pre Requisites: Pre-req = Graduate degree student

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