[GLAM 343] Roman Laughter and Society


Exploration of the comic as a critical key to social history and the Roman mind. Approaches to the intersection of humor and society: how the comedic illustrates and reveals issues of class structure and social ethics, personality and stereotype, power politics and statesmanship. Possible authors include Plautus, Horace, Juvenal, Martial, Seneca, and Petronius.

Course Title

Roman Laughter and Society

Course Code

GLAM 343

Units

1

Fulfills Requirements

5T

Prerequisites

Prerequisite: Greek, Latin, and Ancient Mediterranean Studies 141 or consent of instructor.

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