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Graduate Catalog 2014-15

GERMAN (GER)

411-3 GERMAN CIVILIZATION. German speaking areas of the world; anthropological and social aspects of various cultures. Prerequisite: senior standing in German

452-3 FAUST. Goethe's masterpiece, its background, meaning and impact on world literature; life and times of Goethe. Prerequisite: GER 301 or consent of instructor.

454-3 to 6 SEMINAR. Critical and analytical study of selected topics of German literature or literary criticism. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours provided no topic is repeated.

491-3 to 6 CULTURAL AND LANGUAGE WORKSHOP. Comparative or contrastive linguistics, advanced methodology and techniques. In-depth study of foreign cultures, travel-study abroad. Supervised projects in foreign studies. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours provided no topic is repeated. Prerequisite: advanced or graduate standing.

499-3 to 6 READINGS IN GERMAN. Selected areas of German language, literature, and culture. Individual or small group work supervised by one or more members of German faculty. May be repeated once for a total of 6 hours provided no topic is repeated. Prerequisite: senior standing and consent of instructor.

551-3 SEMINAR ON A SELECTED AUTHOR. Intensive study of one author. May be repeated once for a total of 6 hours provided authors vary. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

552-3 GERMAN LYRIC POETRY. Various forms including the ballad. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

553-3 AUSTRIA'S ROLE IN GERMAN LITERATURE. Selected works. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

554-3 ROMANTICISM I. Authors of the early period and the "Berlin School." Prerequisite: graduate standing.

555-3 ROMANTICISM II. Selected authors of the patriotic and late periods: Kleist, Arndt, Koerner, Uhland, Eichendorff, Lenau, Grillparzer, Heine, and Moerike. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

556-3 NINETEENTH CENTURY GERMAN NOVEL. From the decline of Romanticism to the end of the century. Representative authors: Keller, Fontane, and Raabe. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

557-3 TWENTIETH CENTURY GERMAN NOVEL. Representative authors of various movements. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

558-3 SEMINAR IN FOLKLORE. German folk literature emphasizing tales, chapbooks, songs, and drama. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

559-3 GERMAN LITERATURE OF THE MIDDLE AGES. From the fall of Rome through the courtly age. Nibelungenlied. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

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