This unit offers an introduction to the German-speaking world in the 'long' nineteenth century. By analysing literary texts and discussing the cultural, social and political changes that took place from the French Revolution to the end of the First World War, the unit will explore how the twin dynamics of nationalism and revolution shaped the emergence of modern German culture and society.
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x2500wd source commentary (40%), 1x500wd essay plan (10%), 1x3000wd essay (50%)
12 credit points at 2000 or 3000 level in German language