ANCS 222: Greece and Rome in Film

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FILM 222

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Did you know that Disney's Beauty & the Beast is based on Latin novel written almost 2,000 years ago? Or that Chuck Palahniuk's Fight Club bears a striking resemblance to Sophocles' Oedipus Rex? Each week, students will read a selection of ancient literature and pair it with a screening of modern film to assess the continued influence that ancient narratives still exert across multiple genres. .