GMST 462

Nietzsche in the English-Speaking World

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Examines the myths surrounding Friedrich Nietzsche's life and work. Investigates how Nietzsche was constructed in the English-speaking world as the mad genius, the anti-Semite and the proto-Nazi. Begins with Nietzsche's early reception in Europe and refers to literature, journalism, art and film.

Note:

  • No knowledge of German required.

Undergraduate course in Germanic Studies offered by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Schedules:
Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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