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GERM 355 Nietzsche and Wagner (3 credits)

Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

German (Arts) : This course examines the relationship between the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche and the composer Richard Wagner. It explores their intellectual kinship, their view of art, music, and philosophy in the context of Nietzsche's critique of modernity and decadence and analyzes the Third Reich's and Hollywood's appropriation of Nietzsche and Wagner.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • Winter
  • Given in English