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2021-2022 Catalog

GERM 423 German Literature and Culture in the Age of Imperialism

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]

Prerequisite

Completion of at least one 300-level course

Instructor

Johannssen, Kogan