Fall 2006 not offered
This advanced course focuses on the German literary and cultural developments after Germany's defeat in 1945. The process of reconstruction and of "coming to terms with the past" or Vergangenheitsbewaeltigung will be examined through literary and non-literary texts and films from the two Germanys, Austria, and Switzerland.
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|Course Format: Discussion||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Prerequisites: GRST214 OR GERM216 OR GRST217 OR ([WUPG251 or GERM251] AND [WUPG252 or GERM252])
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Max Frisch, ANDORRA
Nelly Sachs, FAHRT INS STAUBLOSE (Selections)
Paul Celan, MOHN UND GEDAECHTNIS (Selections)
Christa Wolf, DER GETEILTE HIMMEL
Rainer Werner Fassbinder, DER MUELL, DIE STADT UND DER TOD
Barbara Honigmann, ROMAN VON EINEM KINDE
Bernhard Schlink, DER VORLESER
Jeffrey Herf, DIVIDED MEMORY: THE NAZI PAST IN THE TWO GERMANYS
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Short essays (3), reading journal, take-home final.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Regular attendance and participation expected.
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