GER 375: Grimms' Tales
(3-0) Cr. 3-4.
Prereq: Sophomore classification. For fourth credit, 6 credits in German at the 300 level
Introduction to Germanic antiquities, mythology, and heroic legends; Herder's concept of Naturpoesie. Emphasis on the Grimm tales: theoretical approaches to the tales from the late 19th and early 20th centuries; perversions of these traditional tales by the National Socialists (Nazis). Readings in contemporary Grimm scholarship. Taught in English. Three credits: English, open to all students. Four credits: required for German concentration credit, supplementary readings and compositions in German.
Meets International Perspectives Requirement.
...beyond the intermediate ( GER 201 - GER 202 ) level...English (German 370, 371, 375, 378, and 476...