GERM 511 Middle High German Literature (3 credits)

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Offered by: Languages,Literatures,Cultures (Faculty of Arts)


German (Arts) : This seminar course will acquaint students with the German courtly literature of the 12th and 13th century, its concepts, concerns and its sociology. The knightly romances of Hartmann von Aue (Erec), Wolfram von Eschenbach (Parzival), Gottfried von Straßburg (Tristan), and the heroic epic (Nibelungenlied) will be read and discussed in class, Hartmann's Erec in the original MHG language as well as in translation, to give students a basic acquaintance with the Middle High German literary language. Writers studied will include: Hartmann von Aue, Gottfried von Straßburg, Wolfram von Eschenbach.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • Fall

  • Given in German

  • Prerequisite: Germ 325 or equivalent