GK 385 • Reading Course: Homer
2:00 PM-5:00 PM
This course will examine in detail substantial portions of the Iliad and Odyssey, as well as several of the Homeric Hymns. Time will be spent discussing language, transmission and textual criticism, structure, inter-/intra-textuality, poetics, narratology, dating and circumstances of composition, impact on later literature, etc. Each participant will be expected to lead one seminar discussion, and to develop this presentation into a substantial paper.