LiteratureLIT 110E Masterpieces of German Literature

Introduction to some of the major works by authors from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Emphasis on close analysis of the texts, but also considers the special role literature has played in German cultural life, and the relationship between the works covered and the dominant intellectual and social movements of the times. Authors include Goethe, Schiller, Kleist, Mann, and Kafka. Critical approach designations: Canons, Geographies.