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Narrative Fragments, Fragmented Lovers: Reading Latin Elegy through Comics

Fri. Jan. 24 03:30 PM - Fri. Jan. 24 04:30 PM
Contact: Peter J. Miller, pj.miller@uwinnipeg.ca
Location: 3D01

Natalie Swain, University of Bristol

How are Latin poems like comics? Although these texts seem far removed in time and place, Natalie Swain explained how comics can bring a new perspective on ancient poetry. In this talk, she showed how a highly ornate collection of Latin love poetry can be read as a connected sequence - and, how reading comics today can provide the tools and help us understand these intricate ancient narratives.

Light refreshments provided. All welcome.

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Watch Natalie Swain's talk archived on YouTube