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German

GERMAN

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Lecture, three hours. Study and analysis of selected masterworks in English translation, including works from earliest period, such as heroic and courtly epic, to authors such as Grimmelshausen, Lessing, Schiller, and Goethe. May not be applied toward completion of major in German. P/NP or letter grading.

Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. Enforced requisite: English Composition 3 or 3H or English as a Second Language 36. Not open for credit to students with credit for course 55. Reflection on history of German exile culture in Los Angeles (literature, film, music, architecture, philosophy) during 1940s -- on its significance from anthropological, philosophical, political, and historical perspectives. Satisfies Writing II requirement. Letter grading.

Discussion, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 3. Conversation course designed for intermediate and advanced students who wish to improve their spoken command of German. Topics of current student interest to be used as basis for conversation. P/NP or letter grading.

Laboratory, to be arranged. No grading.

Lecture, three hours. Not open for credit to students with credit for course 55W. Cultural and historical exploration of exile as site of creative activity for German writers and other artists during and after World War II. General questions of cultural migration and cultural transfer to be thematized. P/NP or letter grading.

Lecture, 20 hours; laboratory, four hours. Enforced requisite: course 3. Intensive intermediate course in German equivalent to courses 4, 5, and 6. P/NP or letter grading.

Lecture/reading and translation, three hours. Requisite: course 2G. Preparation for Graduate Division foreign language reading requirement. Intensive reading and translation of humanities and social sciences texts. May not be applied toward degree requirements. S/U grading.

Tutorial, three hours. To be arranged with faculty member who directs study. May be repeated. S/U grading.

Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Historical exploration of major Central European cities and their cultures. P/NP or letter grading.

60WWar

Lecture, three hours; discussion, two hours. Enforced requisite: English Composition 3 or 3H or English as a Second Language 36. Reflection on cultural history of war -- on its significance from anthropological, cultural, and philosophical perspectives rather than from perspective of political and historical gains and losses. Emphasis on World War I, war in which political and military confrontation seemed particularly attuned to sense of confrontationalism and scandal in cultural life. Satisfies Writing II requirement. Letter grading.

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