2017-2018 Catalog

CSLC 204 Between Desire and Despair: Roman Literature Survey

This course opens with a two-week survey of Roman, Republican, and Imperial history, and proceeds to survey Roman Literature, from Plautus to Seneca, with special emphasis on Roman writers’, orators’, and historians’ reflections on the operations of desire on both the physical body and the body politic.


4 units

Core Requirements Met

  • Regional Focus
  • Pre-1800