German 462

Seminar: Friedrich Schiller: Drama and Theory

Full course for one semester. We celebrate in 2005 the 200th anniversary of Schiller's death. His works, especially his dramas, made him a classic writer. We will begin the seminar with a "Storm and Stress" play, Intrigue and Love (1783). With Don Carlos (1787) we will continue exploring Schiller's work through a series of history plays, including Wallenstein (1799) and Maria Stuart (1800). Dramatic and literary theory will augment the readings. Conducted in English. Students taking the course for German literature credit will meet once a week in an extra seminar. Cross-listed as Literature 462. Not offered 2006-07.

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