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2021-2022 Catalog

GERM 431 Literature and Film as a Mirror of Socio-Historical Issues in the Contemporary German-Speaking World

This course analyzes literature after 1945, first and foremost the short story as a reflection of the forces of social change in Germany and other German-speaking countries. Emphasis is on the relationship of artistic expression and history, social issues, political conviction, and personal experience. Focus is on techniques for interpretation of literature. [GM2, H, W]

Prerequisite

Completion of at least one 300-level course

Instructor

Bettray, Lamb-Faffelberger