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Classical Views of Literature & the Visual Arts


This course draws together a selection of principal authors to provide an introduction to ancient aesthetics. Poetics and the theory of literature will be the primary concern in the first term; the theory of visual art (and particularly sculpture and painting) will be studied in the second.

This module is available in 2013/14 as a LATIN OPTION FOR Q800 Latinists ONLY.

Lecturer: Professor Andrew Laird

Advice for students taking this module in 2013/14:

The syllabus given at the link above is fully up to date, so preparation of the Latin reading prescription can begin over the summer break.