Fall 2012 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
This course investigates the Weimar Republic from its birth amidst defeat and revolution to its demise in 1933. It discusses the artistic and intellectual culture of the Weimar Republic from an interdisciplinary perspective as an important period of transition and experimentation. Crisis and renewal affected almost every aspect of the fledgling Republic. Economic depression, political radicalism and social decline, as well as immense cultural creativity, new media and burgeoning consumer cultures marked the young Republic. The course will investigate literary texts, visual art, movies, theater plays, and musical compositions.
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