Epic Heroes and Poems (CLAS*3030)
Code and section: CLAS*3030*01
Term: Winter 2019
Instructor: A. Sherwood
The nature and significance of the epic hero. Epic as code and as critique of tradition. Oral poetry, and critical problems raised by it. The central texts are The Iliad, The Odyssey, and Virgil's Aeneid; other poems are also studied.