Greek Lyric Poetry

Greek Lyric Poetry
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesGREEK 301
 TaughtContact Department
 ProgramsContaining GREEK 435
Course Outcomes

Reading Greek

By approaching the texts of the principal lyric poets, successful students will learn techniques of reading Greek verse literature with subtlety and precision.

Critical Method

Successful students will understand and apply principles and practice of critical method in all its complexity, with specific reference to the surviving texts of Lyric poetry.

Literary History

Successful students will understand place of the lyric poets in the literary history of Classical antiquity, locating them in the larger context of political and cultural history.

Close Reading in Original Language

Successful students will intelligently evaluate poetic texts through close reading in the original language and express this in examinations and essays.