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Faculty of Literature and Philosophy
THEATRE, FILM, TELEVISION AND MEDIA STUDIES
Course unit
ANCIENT DRAMA
LE08102148, A.A. 2011/12

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
THEATRE, FILM, TELEVISION AND MEDIA STUDIES
LE0615, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2011/12
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ANCIENT DRAMA
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge CATERINA BARONE L-FIL-LET/05

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
LE08102148 ANCIENT DRAMA CATERINA BARONE LE0612

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses L-FIL-LET/05 Clasical Philology 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year Student choice

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/09/2011
End of activities 28/01/2012
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Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
3 Commissione 2015/16 01/10/2015 30/11/2016 PUCCIO FRANCESCO (Presidente)
TOZZI GIULIA (Membro Effettivo)
COPPOLA ALESSANDRA (Supplente)
2 Commissione 2014/15 01/10/2014 30/09/2015 BARONE CATERINA (Presidente)
ADRIANI ELENA (Membro Effettivo)
SAVIGNAGO LORENZA (Supplente)
1 Commissione 2013/14 01/10/2013 30/09/2014 BARONE CATERINA (Presidente)
ADRIANI ELENA (Membro Effettivo)
SAVIGNAGO LORENZA (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Historico-literary knowledge of the Greek world from Homer to the IV century, and of the Roman world from the Republic to the early imperial era.
Target skills and knowledge:: In-depth knowledge of the fundamental elements and the synchronic and diachronic developments of ancient Greek and Roman tragic and comic theatre, with regards also to historical, political, literary and archaeological aspects. In-depth knowledge of the texts in their specificity as theatrical scripts meant for the stage.
Course unit contents: Reading and in-depth critical analysis of Greek and Roman dramas, and of modern rewritings thereof. Specific focus on the usage and function of stage props in ancient theatre. The course will include several workshops.
Planned learning activities: Reading and analysis of: Aeschylus, Oresteia; Sophocles, Trachiniae, Electra; Euripides, Hippolytus, Iphigenia in Aulis,; Aristophanes, The Acharnians; Menander, Epitrepontes; Plautus, Aulularia; Terence, Hecyra; Seneca, Medea; Grillparzer, Medea.
LMLCA students will moreover be given an anthology of readings in the original languages.
Textbooks: U. Albini, Nel nome di Dioniso. Milano: Garzanti, 1991. Cerca nel catalogo
V. Di Benedetto, E. Medda, La tragedia sulla scena. Torino: Einaudi, 1997. una scelta di capitoli Cerca nel catalogo
G. Avezzù, Il mito sulla scena, La tragedia ad Atene. Venezia: Marsilio, 2003. una scelta di capitoli Cerca nel catalogo
W. Beare, I Romani a teatro. Bari: Laterza, 1993. Cerca nel catalogo
G. Chiarini - F. Mosetti Casaretto, Introduzione al teatro latino. Milano: Mondadori, 2004. Cerca nel catalogo
Teaching methods: Supported by the reading of several fundamental texts, we will study both the technical and content-related aspects of Greek and Roman theatre, in order to establish an in-depth interpretive framework. Activities will also include the analysis of footage from modern stagings of the dramas, as an inquiry in the exegetic potential of the classics.
Assessment criteria: oral exam
Further information: Un fascicolo contenente materiale didattico in fotocopie sarà messo a disposizione degli studenti

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