GERST 3075

GERST 3075

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

German Print Culture from the Medieval to the Modern employs texts and images in the Kroch Rare Books and Manuscripts Library and Herbert Johnson Museum of Art as a prism to study how printing transformed everyday life in German-speaking Europe by making verbal and visual literacy possible for almost any member of society. Thematic units: Book-Making before the Printing Press; The Printing Press and Reformation; Endless War and Serialized Satire; Romanticism and the Birth of Children's Literature; Bourgeois Book Culture and Political Unification; Popular Press and Propaganda. All discussion, readings, and writing in German.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to 12 students due to seminar format and physical constraints of viewing holdings in the Kroch Rare Books and Manuscripts Library and Herbert Johnson Museum of Art.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: GERST 2020 or GERST 2040 or GERST 2060 or placement by language exam.

Distribution Category (LA-AS)
Language Requirement Satisfies Option 1.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16913GERST 3075  LEC 001

  • Taught in German. Prerequisites: GERST 2020 or GERST 2040 or GERST 2060 or placement by language exam. Satisfies Option 1. Enrollment limited to 12 students.