Examines tragic dramas by four of the world's greatest and most influential playwrights: Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides and Seneca. Particular attention will be paid to the plays' exploration of moral and intellectual issues, the development of the tragic form and the nature of performance.
ASSESSMENT: 3,000 words written work (50%); tutorial participation and attendance (10%); 2-hr exam (40%)
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