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2015-2016 Catalog

GERM 423 Liberalism's Struggle against Repression and Resignation: German Literature and Culture of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century

Highlights characteristics of social perceptions as reflected in literary movements. Analysis and interpretation of literature as a medium for critiquing historical and social developments. Literary responses to political absolutism through the growth of liberalism and nationalism. Social forces reflected in literature from the Age of Enlightenment through Storm and Stress, Classicism, Romanticism, Realism, and Naturalism. [GM2, H, W]


Completion of at least one 300-level course


Lamb-Faffelberger, McDonald