Module Identifier CL10320  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Mrs Joan C Rowlands  
Semester Semester 2  
Other staff Mrs Carol M Marshall, Dr Matthew R Jarvis, Mr Michael J Smith  
Course delivery Lecture   20 Hours  
  Seminars / Tutorials   10 Hours  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Exam3 Hours  75%
Semester Assessment Continuous Assessment: One x 1600-2000 word essay  25%

Learning outcomes

At the end of the module, students will be able to:

- Demonstrate a knowledge of significant forms and genres in the literature of classical Greece and Rome
- Write about a range of set books in an informed and well-argued manner
- Write about important aspects of classical mythology in an informed and well-argued manner
- Demonstrate an ability to use and engage with a range of relevant information sources

Brief description

This module will be of special interest to students of English but also to others interested in classical drama and mythology. The texts studied include Classical Greek Tragedy, the drama of Seneca, the Novel, Roman satire and Classical Mythology. The emphasis will be on the importance of fate, the role of women as a 'threat' and the major mythological themes of creation, society and death.

A previous knowledge of the Classics is not required.


This module is at CQFW Level 4