Selected topics in German, Austrian, or Swiss literature. Sample topics include the Bildungsroman, crime fiction, Theory of Drama, Literature as Resistance, Rainer Maria Rilke, Bertolt Brecht.
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies the Literature distribution requirement.
German 250 or permission of the instructor. (German 351: "Modernes Theater" offered in the spring.)