D13. Medea, Jason and the Argonauts (Corti) (Thu)

  • 03/23/2017
  • 04/27/2017
  • 5 sessions
  • 03/23/2017, 10:00 AM 11:30 AM (EDT)
  • 03/30/2017, 10:00 AM 11:30 AM (EDT)
  • 04/06/2017, 10:00 AM 11:30 AM (EDT)
  • 04/20/2017, 10:00 AM 11:30 AM (EDT)
  • 04/27/2017, 10:00 AM 11:30 AM (EDT)
  • AC - Plourde, Conference Room
  • 9

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Widely distributed in ancient times, the cycle of myths about Jason, Medea, and the Argonauts has inspired many great works of literature. In this course, we will read and discuss a small sample of works inspired by the ancient stories, focusing on the classical tragedy by Euripedes.

 Group Leader:  Lillian Corti has a Ph.D. in comparative literature, taught French and Comparative Literature at the University of Tulsa and worked as a Fulbright Scholar at the Marien Ngouabi University located in Brazzaville, Congo in 1990. As a member of the English and Women’s Studies faculty at the University of Alaska Fairbanks from 1991-2008, she taught courses in World Literature and Women’s Literature.

 REQUIRED BOOKS:  1) Euripedes, The Medea. Trans. Rex. Warner. Dover. ISBN# 0486275482 and 2) Apollonius of Rhodes, The Argonautica. Trans. E.V.Rieu..Penguin. ISBN# 014-044085-2 and 3) Franz Grillparzer, Medea. Trans Arthur Burkland Register Press

 

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