Fall 2008 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 nonliterary texts and films from the two Germanys, Austria, and Switzerland.
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|Course Format: Discussion||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Prerequisites: GRST214 OR GRST217 OR (GRST251S AND GRST252S)
||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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