GERST 6260

GERST 6260

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An introduction to Nuremberg in the late fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, with emphasis on its significance as an early modern urban center. Topics include the city's development and social structure, pre- and post-Reformation attempts to fashion its image and history, public spectacle and imperial entries, literary and artistic humanism (Celtis and Dürer), social order and social conflict (Fastnachtsspiel, anti-Semitism) constructions of gender and marginal figures. The last part of the course will deal with the reception of early modern Nuremberg from Goethe through the Romantics, including Wagner.

When Offered Fall.

Comments Anchor course for the 16th century.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16474GERST 6260  SEM 101

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  • Anchor course for the 16th century.