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The Volksstueck Tradition
GRST 376
Spring 2008 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: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA GRST
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: GRST214 OR GRST217 OR ([WUPG251 or GERM251] AND [WUPG252 or GERM252])
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GRST-MN)(GRST)

Last Updated on APR-17-2024
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