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Fear and Pity: German Tragedies from the 18th to the 20th Century
GRST 278
Fall 2013 not offered
Crosslisting: COL 217

Tragedies aim to stimulate the spectator's passion and sympathy. How precisely do they achieve that goal? Through close readings, the course contextualizes the tragedies of authors such as Lessing, Goethe, Schiller, Kleist, Büchner, Hebbel, Wedekind, and Hofmannsthal within major literary movements and the theoretical reflections of Friedrich Nietzsche and Walter Benjamin.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA GRST
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COL)

Last Updated on MAY-26-2024
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