Classics – Master’s Degree 2009
Ancient tradition in literature (M.A)
Status: optional
Recommended Year of Study: 1
Recommended Semester: 1
ECTS Credits Allocated: 6.00
Pre-requisites: Enrolled to graduate studies - MA in classical studies.

Course objectives: Widening the scope in history of literature which students of classical philology have to post antic literary epoch.

Course description: An overview consists of: the history and the ways of passing on and accepting classical literary legacy and inspiration with antic books in European literature and in Serbian literature, through literary historical and literary theoretical optics, through literary periods and formal literary features.

Learning Outcomes: Applying the knowledge to literary analysis of works made under the influence of classical literary tradition in later literary periods.

  • G. Highet, The Classical Tradition: Greek and Roman Influences on Western Literature, Oxford (Clarendon Press), 1951.
  • E. R. Kurcijus, Evropska književnost i latinski srednji vek, prev. J. Babić, Beograd, 1996.
  • J. Seznec, The Survival of the Pagan Gods: The Mythological Tradition and its Place in renessance Humanism and Art, Princeton University Press, 1972.
  • N. Ristović, Srpska književnost na latinskom jeziku, XVIII stoleće, Knj. VI, Društvo za proučavanje XVIII veka / Zavod za kulturu Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 2007, 40-66.