GMST 481

The Age of Goethe and Romanticism

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

An exploration of the rich literary and cultural diversity of the period from the 1750s to the 1830s. Examines major works by Goethe, Schiller and the Romantics, the rise of women's literature and the notion of the dilettante author, the salon culture of Weimar and Berlin and hybrid genres such as the diary, the letter, and the fragment.


  • No knowledge of German required.

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

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

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

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