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GERM 303 German Literature Before 1900 (in English)

Reading and discussion of translated works from the German-speaking countries from the Middle Ages to 1900.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3


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GERM 303 001Lecture1 Mon Wed Fri15:0016:00

German Fairy Tales and Popular Culture (in English)

Castles, enchanted forests, princes and princesses, wicked stepmothers, dangerous beasts, moral lessons and terrible punishments: this course revisits the world of childhood bedtime stories with the aim of developing a critical appreciation of the meaning, structure, and function of classic fairy tales from the German-speaking tradition. Beginning with the tales of Charles Perrault and the Brothers Grimm, the course also examines Disney film adaptations and modern rewritings.