CLAS 3221 The Comic Tradition in Greece and Rome

3 hours; 3 credits

The development of the comic tradition in Greece and Rome. Invective, the Old Comedy of Aristophanes, the New Comedy of Menander, Roman adaptations of Greek New Comedy by Plautus and Terence, satire, the novel, and the arts.

Prerequisite: English 1010 [1] or permission of the chairperson.


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