Spring 2008 not offered
This course will offer a critical perspective on literature, psychology, and art during the period of Viennese Modernism (1898 - 1938). The focus will be on key works by major figures - Freud's "A Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria (Dora)," Kraus's aphorisms, Schnitzler's LA RONDE, Klimt's "University Paintings," Kokoschka's and Schiele's portraits - and especially on analogies and interactions among them. A major theme of the course will be the way in which sexual discourses dominated the cultural production of the era.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Prerequisites: GRST214 OR GRST217
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COL)(GRST-MN)(GRST)
Sigmund Freud, DREI ABHANDLUNGEN ZUR
SEXUALTHEORIE and other writings
Oskar Kokoschka, DIE TRAEUMENDEN KNABEN; MOERDER, HOFFNUNG DER FRAUEN
Karl Kraus, "Er ist doch e Jud"; "Heine und die Folgen"; Aphorisms
Adolf Loos, "Ornament und Verbrechen" and other essays
Arthur Schnitzler, REIGEN; FRAUELEIN ELSE; TRAUMNOVELLE
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Four short papers; one class presentation; one research paper or final examination.
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