Ancient Comedy and its Influence

CLAS 0400 S01 [CRN: 24674]

This course examines the origins and developments of comedy in ancient Greece (early iambic poetry, Aristophanes, Menander), its later offshoots in Rome (Plautus, Terence), England (Shakespeare), and the continued influence these ancient forms have on comedy today. Secondary readings include ancient and modern thoughts on humor and laughter, and writings on the historical contexts in which these plays were produced. WRIT
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Spring 2014
Credit Hours
Maximum Enrollment
Course Attributes
Writing - Designated Courses
Primary Instructor
11:00 am - 11:50 am Mon, Wed, Fri - from Jan 22, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Exam Group Code
04 (May 14, 2014 2:00pm)