GERST 3350

GERST 3350

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

Focus on Kafka's literary, theatrical, political, historical, religious, personal and intellectual environment and its impact on his literary productions. Topics of discussion include: the individual versus hierarchical systems (state, law, bureaucracy);  the individual and the arts (music, theater, literature); writing between life and death; finding a home in language; the animal in the human; the body between pain and pleasure; writing between wars. Seminar will also explore Kafka's enormous impact on modern film, drama and literature. Readings include his short stories and one novel.

When Offered Fall or Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: one course at the GERST 3000-3209 level or placement by examination.

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

Comments Readings and discussion in German.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16709 GERST 3350   LEC 001

    • MW Sibley Hall 211
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Schwarz, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person