GER 324

Topics in Germanic Literatures: Romantic Prose: The Incredible Stories of Heinrich von Kleist

Fall 2023
T Th
3:00 pm – 4:20 pm

The seminar offers an introduction into romantic prose and close readings of the most famous stories by the German poet, dramatist, novelist, and journalist Heinrich von Kleist (1777-1811). Our discussions will focus on the relations between literature and politics, legal problems and the representation of history.