Undergraduates become aware of the rapid changes effected in the interpretation of Latin Poetry and learn to read texts under the sign of various theories (Formalism, Structuralisn, Deconstruction)
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to interpretative approaches to Latin Poetry which have been shaped under the impact of modern literary theoris.
Additional bibliography for study
K. Galinsky (ed.) The Interpretaion of Roman Poetry: Empiricism or Hermeneutics?
S. J. Harrison, Texts, Ideas and the Classics
I. J. F. De Jong & J. P. Sullivan, Modern Critical Theory and Latin Literature
S. Hinds, Allusion and Intertext.
G. B. Conte, Genres and Readers