LATIN 809 - The Latin Novel
Section: 001 Petronius
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Latin (LATIN)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing.
May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This class will treat Petronius’s Satyricon with special attention to its literary aspects, including genre, form, style, characterization, allusion, and narrative technique. We will consider the problem of its authorship, date, and possible Neronian context, as well as its pervasive concern with interactions between Greek and Roman culture.

Course Requirements:

Each member of the class will be required to give short presentations, to be used as a basis for discussion, on specific secondary readings and on her/his final paper. A term paper of 20-25 pages is required.

Intended Audience:

Intended for graduate students.

Class Format:

One 3-hour seminar per week.

LATIN 809 - The Latin Novel
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
Tu 2:00PM - 5:00PM
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ISBN: 359871257X
Petronii Arbitri Satyricon reliquiae, Author: ed. Konrad Muller, Publisher: Saur Ed. iterat 2003
ISBN: 0198144598
Petronii Arbitri cena trimalchionis, Author: ed. by Martin S. Smith., Publisher: Clarendon 6. [Dr.]. 1988
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