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GSD 341N GSD 341N. Nobel Prizes: Literature and Politics. 3 Hours.

Same as Comparative Literature 323 (Topic 48) and European Studies 347 (Topic 38). An introduction to Nobel Prize winning authors from northern Europe in the context of literary prizes and the politics of literary reputation. Analyze and compare literary works, set novels into historical context, investigate what popular and scholarly reviews do, and research in both popular and scholarly sources. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Comparative Literature 323 (Topic: Nobel Prizes: Literature and Politics), 323 (Topic 48), European Studies 347 (Topic: Nobel Prizes: Literature and Politics), 347 (Topic 38), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 340 (Topic: Nobel Prizes: Literature and Politics), 341N. Prerequisite: Upper division standing.