GERMAN 232 - Second-Year Course
Winter 2017, Section 004 - Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm: Fairy Tales
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Subject: German (GERMAN)
Department: LSA Germanic Languages & Literatures
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Details

Credits:
4
Other:
Lang Req
Credit Exclusions:
No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in GERMAN 230 or RCLANG 291.
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
GERMAN 221 or 231; or assignment by placement test.
Other Course Info:
All sections of GERMAN 232 address special topics, e.g., music, philosophy, science, current political issues, etc. F, W, Sp, Su.
Lang Req:
This course is part of the Language Requirement sequence.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course will explore the lives of the nineteenth-century scholars Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. Due to their ever-popular collection of fairy tales, the Brothers Grimm have become household names around the world. The primary goal of the course will be to situate the most famous work of the Brothers Grimm into their wideranging scholarly interests. The course will begin with a biographical introduction to their lives and the breadth of their scholarship. Both the intellectual motivations behind the fairy tale project and the manner in which the tales were collected wilt be explored in depth. The course will devote time to a number of tales, including many that are not well known in the U.S.

A wide range of materials and assignments will be employed in the course. Required texts include an edition of the tales and a coursepack containing excerpts from biographies of the Brothers Grimm, passages from the Grimms’ scholarly publications and personal correspondence, and exercises to improve students’ reading and writing skills.

Course Requirements:

Grades will be based on participation, homework, quizzes, presentations/projects, and exams.

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Schedule

GERMAN 232 - Second-Year Course
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001 (REC)
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18496
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MTuTh 10:00AM - 11:00AM
F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
002 (REC)
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MTuWTh 4:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (REC)
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TuWThF 12:00PM - 1:00PM
004 (REC)
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11494
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MTuWTh 1:00PM - 2:00PM
005 (REC)
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11495
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MTuWTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
006 (REC)
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16736
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TuTh 7:00PM - 9:00PM
007 (REC)
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25733
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4
 
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MTuWTh 2:00PM - 3:00PM

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