Courses: Contemporary German Fiction (COMLH320A01)

Fall 2008

Focusing on major literary figures from Goethe to Brecht, the seminar will examine the 'paradigm shift' towards a modern aesthetics of transgression in which social, racial, and sexual deviancy take center stage. Readings will include prose texts and plays by Goethe, Kleist, E.T.A. Hoffmann, Gotthelf, Wedekind, Schnitzler, Mann, Kafka, and Brecht.

Prerequisites: A 200 level course or consent of the instructor.

Fulfills: HU III

Location

Haverford, Gest 103

Meeting Times

T 7:30pm-10:00pm