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GERM 2210 History of German Literature I (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

An introduction to the study of German literature, including field trips and a special unit on Goethe's Faust. Selected texts from the Middle Ages to 1800 will be analyzed against the background of historical events, European literary movements, philosophy, music, art, and architecture. In addition, various language learning activities, such as a review of advanced grammar points, vocabulary building exercises, short writing assignments, and oral reports help students improve their overall proficiency in German.


Schedule: Biennially

Instructor(s): Rachel Freudenburg

Prerequisites: GERM 1050-1051 (with a B- or better) or the equivalent

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Comments: Conducted in German.
Required for German major.
Counts toward German minor and German Studies minor.
Satisfies Foreign Language Proficiency core requirement.


Last Updated: 05-Mar-14