University of Guelph

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar


Course Description

24-303 Epic Heroes and Poems W(3-0)

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 Virgils Aeneid; other poems are also studied. (Offered in even-numbered years.)

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar
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