Senior Seminar: German Literature

German Language and Literatures 433

Usual Description

Can artistic techniques encourage audiences to embrace a radical politics, instigate social change, or create a more critical spectator? This course explores the relationship between aesthetics and politics in film and theater through the work of playwright Bertolt Brecht, especially the key concepts and practices of his epic theater; filmic interpretations and filmed productions of Brecht’s plays; German heirs to the epic theater; and political/experimental films by Godard, Fassbinder, Kluge, and von Trier.

Areas of Interest
Germany
Germany
Languages Used

German

Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
German Language and Literatures 433 Taught by Gabriel Cooper
German Language and Literatures 433 Taught by Elizabeth Hamilton
German Language and Literatures 433 Taught by Steven Huff