Required Readings

Students will need to purchase both the primary source books and the graphic novels for the course; secondary readings will be provided via MyAUR (the learning management system of The American University of Rome).

Primary Sources

The Classics

Homer, The Odyssey and The Iliad

Euripides, Iphigenia at Aulis

Aeschylus, Oresteia

Any edition is acceptable.

Sequential Art Adaptations

The Comics

Duggan and Noto, Infinite Horizon

Shanower, Age of Bronze: A Thousand Ships and Sacrifice

Gaiman, The Sandman Vol. 9: The Kindly Ones

Scott McCloud, Understanding Comics is recommended but not required.

Secondary Sources

Articles, Book Chapters, TV and film clips etc.

This supporting material will be available in PDF form (articles and chapters) and via YouTube and other multimedia links. Students may need to purchase some TV episodes or films depending on their locations and mode of access.

 

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