COMPLIT 140 - First-Year Literary Seminar
Section: 001 Women Writers and Classical Myth
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Comparative Literature (COMPLIT)
Department: LSA Comparative Literature
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Only first-year students, including those with sophomore standing, may pre-register for First-Year Seminars. All others need permission of instructor.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
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Over the last century, why have women writers returned to Greek and Roman mythology as a source of inspiration? How do they rewrite the gendered plots of particular myths in order to engender new meanings? This seminar will consider revisions of Classical myth in various literary genres (including fiction, poetry, and drama) written by various women (including Mary Renault, H.D., Christa Wolf, Marguerite Yourcenar, Rita Dove, and Anne Carson).

Students will develop skills in critical analysis of literature, by writing a series of short essays and also creating their own version of a Classical myth.

COMPLIT 140 - First-Year Literary Seminar
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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