Once Upon a Time Is Now|
Spring 2009 not offered
While Briar Rose, a.k.a. Dornroschen, had her 100-year-long beauty sleep in the Kingdom of Magic, the Brothers Grimm produced a collection of over 200 "Children's and Household Tales" in the real world. Many of these are now famous all over the world, while some are known only to scholars. This course will focus on close readings of the Grimms' work, on their sources and successors, and on folk and literary tales from several European countries. By consulting the ever-increasing research in comparative literature, history, sociology and psychology, we will discover many new threads in the fabric of fantasy and fiction.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Prerequisites: GRST214 OR GRST217 OR (GRST251S AND GRST252S)
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Marchen der Gehruder Grimm
Tales by Basile, Chamisso, Eude, Fouque, Goethe, Hauff, Hoffmann, Morike, Musaus, Novalis, Perrault, Schami
Research by Beltelheim, Luthi, Tatar, Zipes, et al.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Summaries of class sessions
Several shorter papers
Final research paper or creative project
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
All readings, discussions, and writing in German. Some additional sessions for film screenings.
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