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Unit of study_

Foreign and Exotic in German Literature - GRMN3682

Year - 2019

The unit investigates questions of national identity and foreignness (Fremde) in modern literary texts in German. We will consider the construction as well as the deconstruction of belonging and 'being foreign', both by native authors and by so-called 'Auslaender' (foreigners, migrants) writing in German. Narratives critical concepts of a national identity which excludes, rejects and devalues the 'other', as well as narratives by authors 'embodying' the foreign and 'exotic', will be compared.

1x2hr seminar/week

1xOral Presentation (equivalent to 1000wds) (20%), 1x1500wd tutorial paper (25%), 1x3500wd Research essay (55%)


12 Senior credit points in German or (GRMN1311 and GRMN2322)




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Germanic Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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