CLA 357 / HUM 359 / GSS 355 / HLS 359

Sappho: Her Work and Influence from 600 BCE to the PresentCourse Cancelled

Barbara Graziosi and Katerina Stergiopoulou

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Who was Sappho? And what do we make of her today? In this course, students will consider in detail what remains of Sappho’s work (including the latest discoveries, published in 2014), and also how her example informs later literatures, arts, identities, and sexualities. Students with no knowledge of ancient Greek and students who already know it well are equally welcome! One session per week will focus on reading and translating original texts with one group, while a parallel session will focus on translations and adaptations through time. One joint session per week will draw perspectives together.

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