GERM BC3233 From Decadence to Dada. 4 points.
BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Cultures in Comparison (CUL)., BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Literature (LIT).
Not offered during 2019-20 academic year.
Examines the transition from Viennese Modernism to Expressionism and Dada. Topics include the emergence of the modern psyche, the play of word and image, and the relationship between ecstatic experience and social unrest. Texts by Schnitzler, Hofmannsthal, Döblin, Kafka, Freud, and Salome. Film and montage by Richter, Höch, and Hausmann. This is the same course as GERM 3232 with the addition of weekly discussions in German for majors.