Course Department: 
Latin
Course Frequency: 
Every third year
Course Description: 

This course is focused on Ovid’s Heroides, a collection of epistolary poems that present themselves as letters written by famous women in myth and literature to their absent lovers. In this course, students will become acquainted with Ovid’s poetic style and his use of the epistolary genre and also learn about philological and literary critical approaches to this poetry, including intertextuality, focalization, and feminist and gender criticism. One unit.

Course Number: 

368