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The Volksstueck Tradition
GRST 376
Spring 2007 not offered

Stylistic and thematic study of the 19th- and 20th-century Austrian and German genre of the Volksstueck, or popular play. Topics that will receive particular attention: the problematic concept of the Volk; the authors' use of dialect or synthetic dialect; the phenomenon of inarticulateness; shifts in the understanding of social class; urban vs. rural settings; and the increasing influence of the mass media on speech and thought.

Essential Capabilities: Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA GRST
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: GRST214 OR GRST217 OR (WUPG251 AND WUPG252)
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GRST-MN)(GRST)

Last Updated on JUL-20-2024
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