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GERM 370 001 (Web-Oriented Course)
Reason and Revolution: Studies in the 18th Century
Masterpieces and major trends of eighteenth-century German literature against the larger background of the political and social developments of the period.
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
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Location: VancouverTerm 2
(Jan 04, 2021 to Apr 08, 2021)
Cr/D/F Grading Change Dates
Last day to change between Credit/D/Fail and percentage grading (grading options cannot be changed after this date): January 15, 2021
|Last day to withdraw without a W standing : ||January 15, 2021|
|Last day to withdraw with a W standing |
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
|March 05, 2021|
|Term||Day ||Start Time||End Time||Building||Room||2|| Tue Thu||15:30||17:00|| |
|Total Seats Remaining:||16|
|General Seats Remaining:||16|
|Restricted Seats Remaining*:||0|
Topic: German Literature of the 18th century Letters as Genre, Medium, and Object (in German) This course is cross-listed with GERM 514A. This course focuses on "epistolary literature" in the 18th century, from the emergence of private correspondence, to literary forms such as epistolary novels, letters as embedded stories in narrative prose, as props in dramatic texts, and finally as objects of archiving, editing, and reading processes. Point of departure forms the correspondence of Charlotte Schiller (née von Lengefeld, 1766-1826), wife to one of Germany most renowned poets, Friedrich Schiller (1759-1805). Course Readings include firstly, selected letters in manuscript and edited forms; and secondly, epistolary novels/novellas by Sophie von La Roche ("Geschichte des Fräuleins von Sternheim", 1771), Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ("Die Leiden des jungen Werthers", 1774), and Charlotte Schiller ("Rosalie", 1800) - referring ba&~ ck to French and English texts by Richardson and Diderot. In the final section, we'll read two dramatic texts, Friederike Sophie Hensel's "Die Familie auf dem Lande / Die Entführung" (1770/1772), which transforms an epistolary novel by Frances Sheridan into a bourgeois tragedy, and Friedrich Schiller's historical drama about state violence and censorship, "Don Carlos"(1787).
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