21F.061
This interdisciplinary subject surveys modern European culture to disclose the alignment of literature, opposition, and revolution. Reaching back to the foundational representations of terrorism in nineteenth-century Europe (Dostoevsky, Conrad, D�rrenmatt) the curriculum extends through the literary and media representations of militant organizations in the 1970s and 80s (Italy's Red Brigade, Germany's Red Army Faction, and the Real Irish Republican Army). Subject concludes with a critical examination of the ways that certain segments of European popular media have returned to the "radical chic" that many perceive to have exhausted itself two decades ago (the effects of Prada Meinhof examined in this light). Taught in English.
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