Classical Studies | Supervised Reading Program
L803 | 0924 | Bridget Balint
L803 section no. 0924 Roman Comedy will meet from 2:30P-3:20P MWF in
PV 275 this section also meets with L408.
We will read a play each by Plautus and Terence. The course will
include discussion of the playwrights language, the nature of comedy,
staging, political and social commentary, the influence of Greek
comedy, and the reception of the plays at Rome and elsewhere.
Requirements: in-class presentation of a report on relevant literature
or of a scene from Roman comedy; midterm, final.