Realism and Reality: German Prose, 1848 - 1898|
Spring 2008 not offered
German realism developed later and assumed more modernist forms than similar movements in England and France. The focus will be on the relationship between the progressive thematics of important literary texts and the subtle formal experiments created to express them. Themes to be explored include the "Jewish question," sexuality and society, and the Prussian rise to power. The major authors to be read are Fontane, Raabe, Keller, Saar, and Stiftev.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Prerequisites: GRST214 OR GRST217 OR ([WUPG251 or GERM251] AND [WUPG252 or GERM252])
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GRST-MN)(GRST)
Wilhelm Raabe: ZUM WILDEN MANN, FRAU SALOME, UNRUHIGE GASTE, DIE AKTEN DES VOGELSANGS
Theodor Fontane: IRRUNGEN, WIRRUNGEN, EFFI BRIEST
Gottfried Keller: ROMEO AND JULIA AUF DEM DORFE, SIEBEN LEGENDEN
Adalkert Stifter: "Abdias," Bergkristall"
Ferdinand von Saar: "Seligmann Hirsch"
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