GERMAN 457 - Twentieth Century German Fiction
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: German (GERMAN)
Department: LSA Germanic Languages & Literatures
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
One year beyond GERMAN 232.
Other Course Info:
Taught in German.
May be elected twice for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
Primary Instructor:

The goal of this seminar is to introduce students both to literary analysis and to significant aspects of German modernism. We will read short stories, poems, novels and (a few) philosophical essays written between 1880 and 1930. Issues to be discussed include: urban experience; humans and animals; the representation of consciousness; gender and power; science and literature. Authors include: Kafka, Hofmansthal, Rilke, Freud, Fleißer, Schnitzler, Benn, Döblin, and Brecht. Taught in German.

Course Requirements:

GERMAN 457 - Twentieth Century German Fiction
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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