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Betine Van Zyl Smit
Associate Professor of Classics, Faculty of Arts
Latin language and literature.
Reception of Classical literature, especially drama.
I will be on Research leave in the Spring semester of 2018.
Hugo Claus and the Classics. His adaptation of the tragedies of Seneca. His translation and adaptation of Greek comedy and tragedy.
The reception of classical drama in South Africa.
I am interested in supervising research on the reception of Greek and Roman drama in later and modern literature.
Further research into the reception of Classical Drama in South Africa
Research into the reception of classical literature in modern literature.