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SYLLABUS FOR E240 WORLD ANCIENT LITERATURE, CHAPMAN U FALL 2004

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Note: all links have been removed from this archival copy, but the author questions (bundled according to subject/period) and study guides referenced below can be found in relevant sections of the Resource Gallery. Instructions pages for journals, presentations, etc. were similar to those available in my current courses. MP3 audio of class sessions for selected courses is still available in the Audio Archive. My blog entries for most courses are available from the Blogs Index.


Course Information. English 240. MWF 09:00-09:50, Beckman 209. Office hours: M/W 9:50-10:50 Cyber Cafe.

Required Texts (Chapman Bookstore)

Apuleius. The Golden Ass. Trans. Robert Graves. Noonday Press, 1998. ISBN 0-374-50532-2.

Bhagavad-Gita. Trans. Stephen Mitchell. New York: Three Rivers, 2000. ISBN 0-609-81034-0.

Boethius. The Consolation of Philosophy. Trans. Victor Watts. New York: Penguin, 2000. ISBN 0-140-44780-6.

Confucius. The Analects. Trans. D. C. Lau. New York: Penguin, 1998. ISBN 0-140-44348-7.

Homer. The Iliad. Trans. Robert Fagles. New York: Penguin, 1990. ISBN 0-140-27536-3.

Livy. The Early History of Rome. Trans. Aubrey de Selincourt. New York: Penguin, 2002. ISBN 0-140-44809-8.

Longus. Daphnis and Chloe. Trans. Paul Turner. New York: Penguin, 1989. ISBN 0-140-44059-3.

Ovid. The Love Poems. Trans. A. D. Melville. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1998. ISBN 0-192-83633-1.

Plato. Gorgias. Trans. Robin Waterfield. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1998. ISBN 0-192-83630-7.

Plautus. Four Comedies. Trans. Erich Segal. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1998. ISBN 0-192-83896-2.

Sappho. Poems. Trans. Mary Barnard. UC Press, 1999. ISBN 0-520-22312-8.

Sophocles. Three Theban Plays. Trans. Robert Fagles. New York: Penguin, 1984. ISBN 0-140-44425-4.

Tibetan Book of the Dead. Trans. Robert Thurman. New York: Bantam, 1993. ISBN 0-553-37090-1.


Course Policies. (Please review.)

2 Term Papers Requirement. 15% and 30% of course grade. Final drafts (5 pages) due Friday of Week 7 (Oct. 15) and on day of final exam (TBD). See advance draft comments. Follow recent MLA guidelines and include a works cited page.

Journal Requirement. 30% of course grade. Consists of responses to a choice of study questions for each author. Due in class Monday of Weeks 4, 8, 12, and final exam day. (Or you may email them by the end of those evenings.)

Final Exam Requirement. 25% of course grade. The exam will consist partly of substantive, prominently mentioned passages to identify, some short questions requiring a sentence or two in response, and one essay. Books and notes are not allowed for the first part, but are allowed for the short-paragraph and essay parts. Exam date is Monday 12/13, 1:30-4:00.

General: College | Sample Paper | Grammar Guide | Deductive Essays | Citation | Analysis | Editing | Plagiphrasing | Literary Criticism | Links

Guides: Sappho Lyric | Nietzsche's Greeks | Mucius Scaevola | Lucretia

Classics Sites: Didaskalia | Perseus | Diotima | Forum | Homeric Singing | Didaskalia Greek Stagecraft

Questions: Confucius | Gita | Tibetan | Homer | Sappho | Sophocles | Plato | Plautus | Livy | Ovid | Longus | Apuleius | Boethius


SCHEDULE: WE WILL DISCUSS THE FOLLOWING WORKS ON THE DATES INDICATED

WEEK 1

M. 08/30. Course Introduction.

W. 09/01. Confucius. The Analects, Books 1-6.

F. 09/03. Confucius. The Analects, Books 7-12.

WEEK 2

M. 09/06. Labor Day Holiday.

W. 09/08. The Bhagavad-Gita, Chapters 1-6.

F. 09/10. The Bhagavad-Gita, Chapters 7-12.

WEEK 3

M. 09/13. The Bhagavad-Gita, Chapters 13-18.

W. 09/15. The Tibetan Book of the Dead, Chapter 5.

F. 09/17. The Tibetan Book of the Dead, Chapter 6.

WEEK 4

M. 09/20. Homer. The Iliad, Intro. (Journals)

W. 09/22. Homer. The Iliad, Book 1-4.

F. 09/24. Homer. The Iliad. (Odyssey Film Selections)

WEEK 5

M. 09/27. Homer. The Iliad, Books 5-12.

W. 09/29. Homer. The Iliad, Books 13-16.

F. 10/01. Homer. The Iliad. (Odyssey Film Selections)

WEEK 6

M. 10/04. Homer. The Iliad, 17-24.

W. 10/06. Sappho. Lyrics.

F. 10/08. Sappho. Lyrics.

WEEK 7

M. 10/11. Sophocles. Antigone (Film, Tzavellas 1962, 86 mins.)

W. 10/13. Sophocles. Antigone. (Film, Tzavellas 1962, 86 mins.)

F. 10/15. Sophocles. Antigone. (Discussion.) Paper 1 Due.

WEEK 8

M. 10/18. Sophocles. Oedipus Rex. (Film, Guthrie 1957, 88 mins.) Journal 1 Due.

W. 10/20. Sophocles. Oedipus Rex. (Film, Guthrie 1957, 88 mins.)

F. 10/22. (No class -- I'll be in Seattle for a conference.) Journal 2 Due.

WEEK 9

M. 10/25. Sophocles. Oedipus Rex. (Discussion.)

W. 10/27. Plato. Gorgias.

F. 10/29. Plato. Gorgias.

WEEK 10

M. 11/01. Plautus. The Braggart Soldier.

W. 11/03. Plautus. The Braggart Soldier.

F. 11/05. Film: I, Claudius (Episode: "What Shall We Do About Claudius?")

WEEK 11

M. 11/08. Livy. The Early History of Rome, Book 1.

W. 11/10. Livy. The Early History of Rome, Book 1.

F. 11/12. Livy. The Early History of Rome, Book 2 to pg. 126.

WEEK 12

M. 11/15. Film: I, Claudius (Episode: "Zeus, By Jove," BBC). Journal 3 Due.

W. 11/17. Ovid. The Art of Love.

F. 11/19. Ovid. The Art of Love.

WEEK 13

M. 11/22. Longus. Daphnis and Chloe.

W. 11/24. Thanksgiving holiday.

F. 11/26. Thanksgiving holiday.

WEEK 14

M. 11/29. Apuleius. The Golden Ass, 1-6.

W. 12/01. Apuleius. The Golden Ass, 7-12.

F. 12/03. Class cancelled due to illness.

WEEK 15

M. 12/06. Apuleius. The Golden Ass, 13-19.

W. 12/08. Boethius. The Consolation of Philosophy.

F. 12/10. Informal Review.

FINAL EXAM

Final Exam M. 12/13. 1:30-4:00. Journal 4 and Paper #2 also due, though you may, if necessary, turn them in no later than Wednesday evening, Dec. 15 by email. (Make sure I send a "received, thanks" response if you do that.)


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