German 119a. Great Works, Short Texts: German Poetry

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2021

Fragment of Brentano poem

Day/Time

This course is not being offered during the current academic year.

Instructor

Burgard

Close reading of poems by Klopstock, Goethe, Hölderlin, Brentano, Eichendorff, Droste-Hülshoff, Heine, Mörike, Hofmannsthal, George, Rilke, Trakl, Lasker-Schüler, Brecht, Benn, Eich, Bachmann, Enzensberger, Celan, Jandl, Kirsch, Brinkmann, and Kling. While the course focuses entirely on the close reading of outstanding texts in the German literary tradition, ancillary reading situates these texts in the history of German culture.