Ancient Texts and their Interpretation (CLAM077)
Greece and Rome were literary cultures. They privileged, examined, questioned, and parodied a remarkably diverse and sophisticated range of literary output. This module aims to extend and enhance your previous study of ancient literature, further developing your skills in literary criticism. It entails the close analysis and interpretation of ancient texts in translation, chosen to reflect the specialisms and expertise of academic staff. Alongside developing your analytical skills, you will be introduced to a range of different critical approaches to literature and guided in your application of these approaches to your own interpretations.