Units of Study

GRMN2632 - Early 20th Century German Culture

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Andrea Bandhauer

Description

This unit will provide students with an in-depth study of the major writers of German literature from the beginning of the 20th century through to about the end of World War II thereby giving students an appreciation of the variety of themes and narrative modes of that period. During this time, writers were confronted with massive cultural, social and political changes and we will examine how they dealt with these in their works.

Assessments

1x3500wd essay (60%), 1x written tutorial paper (1500wds) (25%), 1x class presentation (1000wds) (15%)

Textbooks

Mann, Tonio Kröger. Mario und der Zauberer (Fischer Tb. 1381)
Kafka, Das Urteil und andere Erzählungen (Fischer Tb. 19)
Brecht, Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder (es 49)

Classes

2x1-hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

12 Junior credit points of German not including GRMN1133

Prohibitions

GRMN2450

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