21G.412 Advanced German: Literature and Culture


Class Info

Provides the opportunity to discuss, orally and in writing, cultural, ethical, and social issues on a stylistically sophisticated level. Explores representative and influential works from the 19th century to the present, through literary texts (prose, drama, poetry), radio plays, art, film, and architecture. Investigates topics such as the human and the machine, science and ethics, representation of memory, and issues of good and evil. Includes works by E.T.A. Hoffmann, Kafka, Brecht, Dürrenmatt, Süskind, and W.G. Sebald. Topics and authors vary from term to term. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. Taught in German.

This class has 21G.404 as a prerequisite.

21G.412 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by P. Weise.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 16-644.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

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