608257 SE Contemporary German Literature: The Novel in the Interwar period

winter semester 2021/2022 | Last update: 14.06.2022 Place course on memo list
608257
SE Contemporary German Literature: The Novel in the Interwar period
SE 2
5
weekly
each semester
German

Ability to describe and critically reflect the state of research related to a specific topic; proficiency in applying this knowledge to a concrete scholarly question; experience in analysing various texts and discussing them from different theoretical perspectives; ability to compile a convincing and academically sound presentation of results in a seminar paper.

 

Analysis and interpretation from novels in the period between the world wars. To be central themes as First World War, process of urbanisation, USA, sport, crime, media (film), Neue Frau, socialism and National Socialism and the aesthetic of the Narrative method.T

Introduction by the teacher, textual analysis, presentations, classroom discussions, group reading

presentations, scholarly knowledge, participation, term paper

Gregor Streim: Einführung in die Literatur der Weimarer Republik. Darmstadt: WBG 2009.

Johannes G. Pankau: Einführung in die Literatur der Neuen Sachlichkeit. Darmstadt: WBG 2010.

Evelyne Polt-Heinzl: Österreichische Literatur zwischen den Kriegen. Plädoyer für eine Kanonrevision. wien: Sonderzahl 2012.

The novels will be announced in the first session.

Cf. Curriculum

none

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Group 0
Date Time Location
Tue 2021-10-05
15.30 - 17.00 online (Germanistik) online (Germanistik)
Tue 2021-10-12
15.30 - 17.00 online (Germanistik) online (Germanistik)
Tue 2021-10-19
15.30 - 17.00 online (Germanistik) online (Germanistik)
Tue 2021-11-09
15.30 - 17.00 online (Germanistik) online (Germanistik)
Tue 2021-11-16
15.30 - 17.00 online (Germanistik) online (Germanistik)
Tue 2021-11-23
15.30 - 17.00 online (Germanistik) online (Germanistik)
Tue 2021-11-30
15.30 - 17.00 online (Germanistik) online (Germanistik)
Tue 2021-12-07
15.30 - 17.00 online (Germanistik) online (Germanistik)
Tue 2021-12-14
15.30 - 17.00 online (Germanistik) online (Germanistik)
Tue 2022-01-11
15.30 - 17.00 online (Germanistik) online (Germanistik)
Tue 2022-01-18
15.30 - 17.00 online (Germanistik) online (Germanistik)
Tue 2022-01-25
15.30 - 17.00 online (Germanistik) online (Germanistik)
Tue 2022-02-01
15.30 - 17.00 online (Germanistik) online (Germanistik)