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Kafka and Viennese Modernism
GRST 383
Spring 2012 not offered

This course will focus on a relatively neglected but important framework for understanding Kafka's work in context: Viennese modernism. Readings will explore analogies and interactions related to literary impressionism (Altenberg), psychoanalysis and its early literary applications (Freud, Rank, Stekel, Wittels), satire and aphoristic form (Karl Kraus), anti-ornamentalism and classical form (the polemical essays of the architect Adolf Loos), expressionist art (Kokoschka, Kubin, Schiele, Gerstl), and cinema (THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI).

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA GRST
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: GRST214 OR GRST217 OR (GRST251S AND GRST252S)
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GRST-MN)

Last Updated on MAR-03-2024
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