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Please note that this course has started and enrolment is no longer possible.

This course is part of the Literature Summer Programme.

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The Theatre of Dionysus at the base of the Acropolis in Athens witnessed some three centuries of extraordinary dramatic creativity: this course is a survey of and critical introduction to the work of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides (three tragedians), Aristophanes and Menander (two comic playwrights).


Course dates

24 Jul 2017 to 28 Jul 2017

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

10 Jul 2017

Course director


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

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