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German Literature of the 20th Century I

Code: 215484
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Eldi Grubišić Pulišelić
Lecturers: prof. dr. sc. Eldi Grubišić Pulišelić - Seminar
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 15
Seminar 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
The aim of the course is to gain insight into the German literature that emerged at the end of the 19th century, as well as in the first half of the 20th century. Using the knowledge gained in previous literary courses, students will study and critically evaluate the most important literary phenomena, authors and works from naturalism untill the end of World War II, in the European context.
Learning outcomes:
  1. -to distinguish the specificities of the literary periods in the first half of the 20th century
  2. -explain various historical, cultural, political and social influences on the development of German literature in the first half of the 20th century
  3. -analyze and interpret selected 19th century literary works in the given context
  4. -discuss the most important features and authors of German literature in the first half of the 20th century
  5. -to translate and interpret the literary phenomena of that period in the European cultural and socio-political context
  6. -prepare a seminar paper on the topic of 20th century German literature
  1. Einführung in die Literatur der Weimarer Republik, , Streim, Gregor:, WBG, 2009.
  2. Avantgarde und Moderne 1890-1933. J. B. Metzler, , Fähnders, Walter, J. B. Metzler, 2010.
  3. Deutschsprachige Literatur 1933-1945: eine Einführung, , Streim, Gregor, Erich Schmidt Verlag, 2015.
Optional literature:
  1. Geschichte der deutschen Literatur. Band 5., , Willems, Gottfried, Böhlau Verlag, 2013.
  2. Wiener Moderne. Sammlung Metzler, Stuttgart 2007., , Lorenz, Dagmar, Metzler, 2007.
  3. Thomas Mann. Ein Porträt für seine Leser, , Kurze, Hermann, C. H. Beck, 2009.
  4. Literatur um 1900. Naturalismus-Fin de Siecle-Expressionismus, , Ajouri, Philip, Akademie Verlag, 2009.
5. semester
Mandatory course - Regular studij - German Language and Literature
Consultations schedule: