GERM 321
Lust, Liebe und Gewalt Spring 2022
Division I Writing Skills

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In this course, we will reflect on the intimate relationship between love, lust, and violence, examining how love and lust do not exclude violence, but rather include—if not provoke—it. In order to gain a better understanding of the dynamics formed by this fascinating triangle, we will read novels by Goethe and Schnitzler, short stories by Kleist, Hoffmann, Mann, plays by Büchner, Hauptmann and Wedekind, and watch films by Faßbinder, Haneke and Muskala. Conducted in German.
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: 10
Expected: 10
Class#: 3581
Grading: no pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: papers and oral presentations
Prerequisites: GERM 202 or the equivalent
Enrollment Preferences: German majors
Distributions: Division I Writing Skills
WS Notes: Students will submit multiple drafts of their papers. Focus is on argument and thesis statement, introduction and conclusion as well as literary analysis and interpretation of primary and secondary literature. Students will receive from the instructor timely comments on their writing skills, with suggestions for improvement.

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