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CLLT W4300 The Classical Tradition. 3 points.

BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Cultures in Comparison (CUL).

Overview of Greek and Roman literature. Close analysis of selected texts from the major genres accompanied by lectures on literary history. Topics include the context out of which the genres arose, the suitability of various modern critical approaches to the ancient texts, the problem of translation, and the transmission of the classical authors and their influence on modern literature.