Ancient Greek Literature

lglor1442  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Ancient Greek Literature
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
45.0 h
Q1 and Q2

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2020-2021
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Prerequisites
None.
Main themes
An introduction to ancient Greek literature.
This course deals with the following themes:
1. An overview of the history of Greek literature;
2. A presentation of the principal works.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of this course, the student will have acquired a general view of Greek literature, within a chronological and historic framework. He will be familiar with the Greek authors whose works are prescribed reading in the course.
 
Bibliography
R. Brasillach, Anthologie de la poésie grecque, Stock, 1950 (Le livre de Poche, 1517-1518).
J.-Cl. Carrère – J. Gaillard – R. Martin – O. Mortier-Waldschmidt, La littérature gréco-romaine. Anthologie historique (Collection « Réf. »), Nathan Université, 1994 (très utile car contient un choix d’extraits d’auteurs).
L. Canfora, Histoire de la littérature grecque d’Homère à Aristote, traduit de l’italien par D. Fourgous, Paris, Desjonquères, 1994 (édition italienne 1986) ; Histoire de la littérature grecque à l'époque hellénistique, traduit de l’italien by M. Raiola et L.-A. Sanchi, Paris, Desjonquères, 2004 (édition italienne 1986).
A. Lesky, A History of Greek Literature, traduit de l’allemand par J. Willis et C. de Heer, Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1966 (édition allemande 1963).
Suzanne Saïd, Monique Trédé-Boulmer, Alain Le Boulluec, Histoire de la littérature grecque, Paris, PUF, 1997.
Marguerite Yourcenar, La couronne et la lyre. Poèmes traduits du grec, Gallimard, 1979 (édition en Poche, Poésie/Gallimard).
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Minor in Literary Studies

Bachelor in History of Art and Archaeology : General

Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Classics

Bachelor in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies

Minor in Antiquity: Egypt, Eastern World, Greece, Rome

Bachelor in History of Art and Archaeology : Musicology