MODGREEK 350 - Topics in Modern Greek
Section: 001 Women and Myth
Term: FA 2008
Subject: Modern Greek (MODGREEK)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

The course explores the appearance of female figures in mythological stories and their literary renditions. Primarily oriented towards the role women were assigned in Western literary tradition, but not strictly limited to it, the texts include Classical Greek, later literary appropriations of myths, as well as literary theory and film. An important departure from the specificity of the Greek literary setting will be made in the space dedicated to the occurrence of female figures in mythological and religious texts (e.g., the Fall of Eve) that almost completely defined the character of woman in literature. The final segment of the course consists of texts by women authors that apparently subvert the patriarchal mythology imposed on women and liberates women from myth.

MODGREEK 350 - Topics in Modern Greek
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
27446
Open
4
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Meet-together with Complit 260
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